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Description: A ledger assembled between 1892-1895 containing a list of Confederate Veterans in the Abilene-Taylor County area of West Texas. The first pages list name, rank, current age at time of membership, company regiment, service date, brigade, army, whether wounded and whether a prisoner or not, place of birth, and name of the state where the individual enlisted. Notes of service include such information as "Was captured on British Steamer" or "Paroled at Vicksburg." The minutes in this ledger are dated May 2, 1895.
Date: 1892/1895
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of W. C Friley and Wife]

Description: Portrait of W. C. Friley, the first president of Hardin-Simmons University (1892-1894), and his wife. Friley sits in a chair and wears a dark-colored suit with a bow tie. His wife stands by his side, wearing a dark-colored dress with black lace details.
Date: 1892
Creator: Ward, G. E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library