Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836)
Found in 160 Collections and/or Records:
The Josephus Cavitt Papers include correspondence, financial papers, military orders, muster rolls, a deed, a certificate, and a broadside, and relate to the life and career of Cavitt, stock raiser and militiaman in Robertson County, Texas.
The collection contains photostats and transcripts of correspondence, certificates, military orders, and genealogical notes documenting James Clark’s career as a soldier, justice of the peace, and founder of Clarksville. In addition, correspondence also concerns members of his family, including his wife Isabella.
Consisting of correspondence and reminiscences, the Ann Raney Thomas Coleman Papers, 1849-1892, 1958, document Coleman’s tumultuous life.
Photostats of correspondence, financial and legal papers, and a passport compose the John P. Coles Papers, 1824-1865, documenting Coles' legal and political career as well as early Texas history.
Personal correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, and photographs comprise the William G. Cooke Papers, 1839-1845, 1860-1950, documenting the life of Cooke and the military service of his descendents during the Spanish-American War and World War II.
TThe Fannie A.D. Baker Darden Narrative, 1870, contains a transcript and two copies of an historical narrative, entitled “Incident of Fannin’s Massacre,” published in the Columbus Citizen in 1870. The piece describes the escape of Dillard Cooper and three companions from the Goliad Massacre in 1836 according to Darden’s interview with Cooper in Columbus.
The Harbert Davenport papers document the political and military events connected with James Walker Fannin, Jr., and the military units and persons under his command in the Goliad Campaigns.