University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Joseph Bledsoe Papers, 1854-1865



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bledsoe, Joseph, 1827-1880.
Title: Joseph Bledsoe Papers
Dates: 1854-1865
Abstract: Correspondence of Bledsoe concerning Brownsville during the Civil War and Austin before and after it.
Extent: 7 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Joseph Bledsoe (1827-1880) came to Texas in the early 1850s as a surveyor, practiced law in Austin (1854-1858) and Denton (1858-1860), and was wounded as a Confederate soldier. In later life he served as judge of the Twenty-seventh District and practiced law in Sherman.


Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Bledsoe concerning Brownsville during the Civil War and Austin before and after it.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bledsoe, Joseph, 1827-1880 -- Archives.
Subjects
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.
Brownsville (Tex.) -- History -- Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph Bledsoe Papers, 1854-1865, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3H71 Correspondence, 1854-1865