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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Confederate States of America, Army, Military Commission:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1862, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Confederate States of America. Army
Title: Confederate States of America, Army, Military Commission Collection,
Dates: 1862
Abstract: The papers consist of photocopies of hand written proceedings of the Confederate Military Commission from July 2 - October 10, 1862.
Collection # S 196.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (0.2 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

This was a military commission appointed in 1862 by General P. O. Hebert to hear cases in San Antonio, Texas, of persons arrested because of Union sympathies, chiefly among German Texans, during the Civil War. Texas served the Confederate States of America during the war between the states.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of hand written proceedings of the Confederate Military Commission (July 2 - October 10, 1862) concerning Union sympathizers in Texas at the beginning of the Civil War. The original papers are held in the Texas State Archive in Austin, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army
Places
Confederate States of America
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--German Americans
Subjects
German Americans--Texas
Military courts--Texas--San Antonio

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate States of America, Army, Military Commission Collection, 1862, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, 1970s

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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