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  • Williamson County, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Williamson County, Texas. Official Website The county was established on March 13, 1948, and is named for Robert McAlpin Williamson (1804? –1859), a community leader and a veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto. Adjacent Counties Milam County Bell County Lee County Bastrop County Travis County Burnet County Citie...

  • Battle of Franklin (November 30, 1864), US Civil War

    The Second Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30, 1864, in Franklin, Tennessee, as part of the Franklin–Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War . It was one of the worst disasters of the war for the Confederate States Army . Confederate Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood 's Army of Tennessee conducted numerous frontal assaults against fortified positions occupied by the Union forces under Maj....

  • Battle of Thompson's Station (March 1863), US Civil War

    The Battle of Thompson's Station was a battle of the American Civil War , occurring on March 5, 1863 in Williamson County, Tennessee . In a period of relative inactivity following the Battle of Stones River , a reinforced Union infantry brigade, under Col. John Coburn , left Franklin to reconnoiter south toward Columbia. Four miles from Spring Hill, Coburn attacked with his right wing, a Confe...

  • Battle of Brentwood, (March 25, 1863), US Civil War

    The Battle of Brentwood was a battle during the American Civil War on March 25, 1863, in Williamson County, Tennessee . Union Lt. Col. Edward Bloodgood held Brentwood, a station on the Nashville & Decatur Railroad, with 400 men on the morning of March 25, 1863, when Confederate Brig. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest , with a powerful column, approached the town. The day before, Forrest had ordered ...

  • Southwestern University

    Wikipedia Southwestern University (also referred to as Southwestern or SU) is a private, four-year, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Texas, United States. Formed in 1873 from a revival of collegiate charters granted in 1840, Southwestern claims to be the first university in Texas. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church with a nonsectarian curriculum...

  • Williamson County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Williamson County, Tennessee. Official Website History The Tennessee General Assembly created Williamson County on October 26, 1799. It is named after Hugh Williamson, a North Carolina politician who signed the U.S. This territory had long been inhabited by at least five Native American cultures, including the Cherokee, Chickasa...

  • Texas State University

    Texas State University is a public research university in San Marcos, Texas. Established in 1899 as the Southwest Texas State Normal School, it opened in 1903 to 303 students. Since that time it has grown into the largest institution in the Texas State University System and the fifth-largest university in the state of Texas. In 2013, Associated Student Government senator Quentin De La Garza suc...

  • Williamson County, Illinois

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Williamson County, Illinois. Official Website History Williamson County was formed on February 28, 1839, and was named for Williamson County, Tennessee. Many of its settlers were from the Uplands South, traveling via the Ohio River from Kentucky and Virginia. It became a center of coal mining, attracting numerous European immi...

  • Lipscomb University

    Wikipedia =Lipscomb University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The campus is located in the Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville between Belmont Boulevard to the west and Granny White Pike on the east. Student enrollment for the fall 2015 semester is 4,680 which includes 3,030 undergradua...

  • Round Rock, Texas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Round Rock, Texas.= Official Website = Overview Round Rock is a city in the U.S. state of Texas , in Williamson County (with a small part in Travis County ), which is a part of the Greater Austin , Texas metropolitan area. The population was 99,887 at the 2010 census.The city straddles both sides of the Balcones Escarpment, a fault li...