CS_00/CS_09. Military History
Found in 773 Collections and/or Records:
This collection, produced and collected by William Pitt Ballinger (1825-1888), soldier, attorney, and businessman of Galveston, Texas, is one of the outstanding sources of documentation for nineteenth-century Texas and Southern history, particularly of the Confederacy and the post-Civil War period.
Daily account of camp life and troop movements kept by Union Corporal Barber (1843-1864), from January 1, 1864, through April 7, 1864. After Barber's death at Sabine Cross Roads, Louisiana, the account is resumed by Confederate Private Durning, from April 9, 1864, through December 31, 1864.
Recollections of Barclay (b. 1840) concern his early life in Georgia, Civil War service as an officer in the 23rd Georgia Infantry (1861-1863) and the 11th Georgia Cavalry (1863-1865), postwar life as a farmer and teacher, trip to Texas, and settlement in Cleburne.
The Mark M. Barkan Papers, 1945-1946, 1983, 2009, contains a couple 1945 letters and an oral history (audiocassettes with transcript) about the life of Mark Barkan during his childhood in Europe, his Army experiences in World War II, and his civilian years in the United States.
Daily accounts by Barker (1835-1910), renowned chemist and physicist who taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1873-1900, of an ocean voyage from Boston to New Orleans (March-August, 1851) with some entries for the beginning period of the Civil War (July-August, 1861).
The Leonard C. Barrell Collection (1910-1917) consists of materials related to Barrell's experiences as a University of Texas student, a UT football player, and a World War I veteran.
Barron Field, also known as Taliaferro Number 3, was a World War I training facility for Canadian pilots a half mile west of Everman in southeastern Tarrant County. Collection includes photographs of pilots, nurses, structures, and various kinds of equipment and planes.
Papers of Barry (1821-1906), sheriff, soldier, Texas Ranger, legislator, and People's Party candidate for state treasurer (1898), document Barry's military and law-enforcement activities in defense of the frontier against Indian attack. Papers include correspondence, muster rolls, battalion reports, general orders, special orders, account papers, diary, reminiscences, and autograph books.
Correspondence, account papers, legal papers, autograph book, and scrapbooks of Bartholomew (1839-1923), banker, concern the operation of the Star State Savings Association and Bartholomew's activities as Austin city councilman, banker, state superintendent of education, and clerk of the Texas House of Representatives during Reconstruction. The scrapbooks contain miscellaneous essays, poetry, political and social newspaper clippings, and obituaries.
Composed of newspapers, correspondence, articles, school and military records, political memorabilia, and photographs, the Robert Baskin Collection, 1917-1983, documents the journalism career of Baskin as well as his childhood and military service.