Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence between Lt. Lyle Garrett of the 23rd Iowa Infantry and his wife, Mary Garrett, during the Civil War, describing camp life, attitudes toward officers, troop movements in Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, and the general conduct of the war.
Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
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Confederate soldier. A bound typescript of a journal kept by Turnbo while serving as a Confederate soldier with the 27th Arkansas Infantry in the Trans-Mississippi West during the Civil War. The journal includes accounts of the activities of the "Jayhawkers" and "Mountain Boomers" in the Ozark Mountains region.