Courage & Contradiction

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This section includes historical information regarding the Civil War, both in Texas and throughout the nation. It includes a historical overview, timeline, information regarding battles and weaponry, and a list of select Williamson County Civil War…

This file features brief descriptions of the items found in the trunk.

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This section includes the Introduction, a letter to teachers, a list of TEKS objectives, and a Trunk Inventory with a description of each item.

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Battle hymn of the Republic. By Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. Published by the Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments

Martin Robert Allen, Pvt., was born November 27, 1844, in Fort Bend County, Texas. He was 16 when he joined Company C on October 7, 1861 in Georgetown, Texas, and he had his 17th birthday shortly after.

His parents were Texas Revolution veteran…

J.M. Tucker. Tucker joined the Wilco Grays when he was only 18 years old.

John Wesley Snyder, 1st Lt. –Capt. Snyder began the war as a 1st Lieutenant and was promoted to Captain toward the end of the war. He was born June 21, 1837, in Yazoo County, Mississippi and came to Williamson County in 1855 with his family. His…
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