CS_00/CS_09. Military History
Found in 773 Collections and/or Records:
Typescripts of letters concern Texas lands held by Benjamin (1811-1884), Louisiana senator and secretary of war for the Confederacy, and the legal assistance of James Harper Starr and Nathaniel C. Amory in connection with the lands.
The papers consist of a photostat of a diary and memorandum book containing information about the Presbyterian General Assembly in 1852 as well as Civil War muster rolls and various financial, military, agricultural, and medical information.
A letter and photostats of reminiscences and newspaper clippings concern activities of Bennet (1780-1843), quartermaster of the Texas Army and participant in the Texan Santa Fe Expedition and the Somervell Expedition during the Texas Republic Era.
Studies of the development of democracy in Virginia (1830-1860) and of the life and political philosophy of Henry A. Wise (1806-1876), U. S. senator from Virginia who supported Texas annexation and later was a Confederate general.
Arranged chronologically, correspondence, publications, printed material, news clippings, sketches and photographs, comprise the Edgar A. Blair Papers, 1925-1978, documenting Blair’s medical career and military service.
Correspondence, diaries, printed material, photographs, drawings and military artifacts primarily document Z. R. Bliss' military career before during and after the Civil War in Texas and elsewhere in the South. Reminiscences document Bliss' service and imprisonment, as well as mundane military duties.
Correspondence, legal records, financial records, photographs and drawings, and scrapbooks from Nicholas and Robert Bluntzer make up the Bluntzer Family Collection, 1849-1946.
The documentary film Body of War, produced by University of Texas Radio-TV-Film professor Ellen Spiro and journalist Phil Donahue, tells the story of the return home of Tomas Young, a U.S. soldier wounded during his service in the Iraq War. The documentary received several awards, including Best Documentary from the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
The Norfleet Giddings Bone Papers, 1912-1977, contain photographs, publications, maps, correspondence, Masonic material, and more that relate to Bone's career and document the history of aviation.