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  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from sprin...

  • American Old West

    Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sacajawea , Sho...

  • 1st Texas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 1st Texas Infantry Regiment Also Called the "Ragged Old First" The 1st Texas Infantry Regiment, nicknamed the "Ragged Old First," was an infantry regiment raised in Texas for service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fought mostly with the Army of Northern Virginia. The 1st Texas Infantry Regiment was assembled at Richmond, Virgini...

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  • 4th Texas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 4th Regiment, Texas Infantry 4th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Richmond, Virginia. Its members were recruited in the counties of Goliad, Travis, Robertson, Falls, Guadalupe, McLennan, Bexar, Grimes, Walker, Hill, Montgomery, Freestone, Navarro, Ellis, and Henderson. It became part of Hood's Texas Brigade and served under Generals Hood, J.B. Roberts...

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  • United States Senators from Texas

    United States Senators from Texas List of United States Senators from Texas (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Texas (with wikipedia links)

  • United States House of Representatives from Texas

    Members of the United States House of Representatives from Texas*

  • Republic of Texas

    A project for those who have family members who go back to the days of Mexican Texas and the Republic of Texas. Mexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to the period between 1821 and 1836, when Texas was governed by Mexico. The Republic of Texas was an independent nation in North America, bordering the United States and Mexico, that existed from 1836 to 1846. Mexican Tex...

  • Hood's Texas Brigade (CSA), US Civil War

    HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE Hood's Texas Brigade was organized on October 22, 1861, in Richmond, Virginia. It was initially commanded by Brig. Gen. Louis T. Wigfall and composed of the First , Fourth , and Fifth Texas Infantry regiments, the only Texas troops to fight in the Eastern Theater. The First was commanded by Wigfall and Lt. Col. Hugh McLeod, the Fourth by Col. John Bell Hood and Lt. Col. J...

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  • 13th Regiment, Texas Volunteers (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 13th Regiment, Texas Volunteers (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) 13th Infantry Regiment was organized during the fall of 1861 and included Bates' Texas Infantry Battalion. The unit contained artillery, cavalry, and infantry companies and was reorganized several times. Attached to the Trans-Mississippi Department, it served in Texas guarding the coast between Galve...

  • 10th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Nelson's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 10th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Nelson's) 10th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Waco, Texas, during the winter of 1861-1862. Many of its members were from Houston and Tyler, and Grimes, Freestone, San Augustine, and Washington counties. It served in the Department of Texas, then was captured at Arkansas Post in January, 1863. Exchanged and reorganized,...

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  • 4th Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 4th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (4th Mounted Volunteers) The Texas 4th Cavalry Regiment was organized with about 1,000 men during the late summer of 1861. Its members were from Gonzales, San Antonio, Bonham, Austin, Livinston, Crockett, and Alto, and Milam and Parker counties. The unit served in Henry H. Sibley's Army of New Mexico, then was assigned to Green's and Hard...

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  • 36th Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 36th Texas Cavalry (Woods') The Thirty-Sixth Texas Cavalry, the highest officially numbered Texas Cavalry regiment, was organized in late 1863 at Belton, Texas. It contained 823 men of which many were from Sulphur Springs and Belton, and Caldwell and Gonzales counties. The regiment was assigned to H. Bee's and Bagby's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. For some ...

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  • Frontier Regiment, Texas Cavalry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS Frontier Regiment, Texas Cavalry (McCord's) The Frontier Texas Cavalry was organized by order of the Texas State Legislature in order to "constitute a command for the special protection of the frontier against Indian depredations." The unit was organized in late 1862 and accepted into Texas state service on January 1, 1863. It remained in state service until finally...

  • 5th Texas Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 5th Texas Infantry Also called, "The Bloody Fifth" 5th Infantry Regiment was assembled at Richmond, Virginia, in October, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Harris, Colorado, Leon, Walker, Montgomery, Washington, Jefferson, Liberty, Milam, Polk, and Trinity. As a part of Hood's Texas Brigade it served under Generals Hood, J.B. Robertson, and J. Gr...

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  • 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry's) (CSA), US Civil War

    CONFEDERATE TEXAS TROOPS 8th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Terry's) (1st Rangers) (8th Rangers) 8th Cavalry Regiment, usually called Terry's Texas Rangers , was organized with 1,170 men at Houston, Texas, in Deptember, 1861. Its members were raised in Houston, Richmond, Columbus, Gonzales, and Wharton, and Bastrop County. The regiment was one of the hardest fighting cavalry units in the war. It ...

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  • Texas Rangers

    Please bring your Texas Ranger profiles on over to this project - must be set to "public." from Texas Department of Public Safety Silver Stars and Sixguns: The Texas Rangers "They were men who could not be stampeded" That's the way the late Colonel Homer Garrison, Jr., longtime director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, once described the men who have worn the silver or gold...

  • Texas in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Texas who served in the Confederate Army. --------------- Links Handbook of Texas Online: Civil War Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas Military Forces in the Civil War Texas Civil War Confederate Units Texas Civil War Museum Texas Military Forces Museum: Texas During the Civil War Under the Rebel Flag: From the Texas State Library...

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  • Western Television Shows

    Televisions shows that depicted the Old West that ran approximately 1940-1975. The studio and network (NBC) were set on ending the Vriginian series, as evidenced by rivals CBS and ABC making demographic moves away from rural oriented shows (see "rural purge" for more information). The final episode aired on March 24, 1971 ending its 9-season run. Bonanza ended its 14 season run on January 16,...

  • Old Three Hundred

    A collection of the earliest Colonists to settle in Texas while it was under the authority of Mexico. This happened during the 1820's & about 300 individuals/ families migrated to Texas. The name "Old Three Hundred" refers to the settlers who received land grants in Stephen F. Austin's first colony in Mexico. Austin traveled to New Orleans to seek colonists. By Summer 1824 most of the Old Thr...

  • Stallard Family

    Connected Families Samuel Stallard 1720 of Essex Co VA

  • State of Texas

    Texas is the second most populous and the second most extensive of the 50 United States, and the most extensive state of the 48 contiguous United States. The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas. Notable peoples from Texas See: Texas Project Profiles . Als...

  • The Alamo

    The project purpose is to connect all of the Geni profiles of those who were defenders at the Alamo. The primary reference for the defenders is , which provides links to details on each person. Another list of defenders (including survivors) : List of Texan survivors of the Battle of the Alamo: Basic (free) users can join the project and help with expanding on the details within existing ...

  • Texas Governors and Presidents

    The following list chronicals the men and women that served as Govenors and Presidents of Texas. The governorship of Texas has been occupied by a succession of influential figures from diverse cultures since 1691; First the Spanish followed by the Mexicans. Later during the Texas revolution an interim government was put into place. After Texas won its independence from Mexico, the Republic of T...

  • Texas Feuds

    Though feuds and range wars were rampant throughout the American West, it seems the Lone Star State wins the "prize" for having the most. In virtually every county in the state, bitter wars were waged, often beginning with a few family members before growing to include hundreds of men. From disputes rising out of Civil War sympathies, to cattle thievery, and old-fashioned arguments between neig...

  • Adelsverein Colony

    The Mainzer Adelsverein at Biebrich am Rhein (Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas), better known as Adelsverein (German pronunciation: [ˈaːdəlsfɐˌʔaɪn], "Nobility Society"), organized on April 20, 1842, was a colonial attempt to establish a new Germany[1] within the borders of Texas. History Adelsverein was organized on...

  • 2nd Texas Cavalry

    The 2nd Texas Cavalry Regiment , also known as the Chisum's Regiment or Partisan Rangers , was a cavalry regiment from Texas that served with the Confederate States Army in the American Civil War of about 1,200 men. The regiment was first organized in May, 1861, under the designation of the 2nd Texas Mounted Rifles . It was reorganized in April, 1862, as the 2nd Cavalry Regiment. Recruitment ...

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  • Native American Tribes- State of Texas

    Links Naming Conventions Akokisa Alabama Anadarko Apache Aranama Atakapa Bidai Biloxi Caddo Tribes +note in MO Cherokee Choctaw Coahuiltecan Tribes Comanche Tribes Creeks Deadose Eyeish Guasco Hainai Hasinai Confederacy Isleta del Sur Jicarilla Kadohadacho Confederacy Karankawan Indian Tribe Kichai Kiowa Koasati Lipan Muskogee Nabeda...

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  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Lower Plains

    North American Tribes Lower Plains Includes the Following States Arkansas | Louisiana | Oklahoma | Texas Includes the Following Native American Tribes Acolapissa Adai Alabama Anadarko Apache Apalachee Aranama Arapaho Avoyel Bayogoula Bidai Biloxi Caddo Cahinnio Chatot Cherokee Cheyenne Chickasaw Choctaw Coahuiltecan Tribes Comanche Coaque Creeks Deadose Delaware Dotame Doustioni...

  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee ,

  • Texas County Dirctory

    Anyone interested in doing research in Texas...please go to this link ... All the counties in Texas are listed..

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  • Music of Texas: Austin, Lubbock and other music scenes

    Buddy Holly Roy Orbison ZZ Top Jerry Jeff Walker Kinky Friedman Steve Earle Nanci Griffith Hank Williams Joe Ely Butch Hancock Jimmie Dale Gilmore Angela Strehli Janis Joplin Johnny Winter Townes Van Zandt Guy Clark Willie Nelson Waylon Jennings Stevie Ray Vaughan Flaco Jiménez

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