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Descriptive Summary

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Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

"The United States Army in Texas, 1845-1860"

Department of the Quartermaster in Texas, 1865-1866

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the United States Army in Texas Collection, 1845-1866



Descriptive Summary

Creator: United States. Army.
Title: United States Army in Texas Collection
Dates: 1845-1866
Abstract: The U.S. Army in Texas Collection, 1845-1866, contains a narrative as well as Dept. of the Quartermaster in Texas correspondence, auction account, and article transfer lists. Recurring names include Captain Leander A. Poor and Captain E. J. Smith.
Accession No.: 92-146; 2009-096
OCLC No. 320835625
Extent: 2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The U.S. Army in Texas Collection, 1845-1866, contains a narrative as well as Dept. of the Quartermaster in Texas correspondence, auction account, and article transfer lists. Recurring names include Captain Leander A. Poor and Captain E. J. Smith.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Smith, E.J.
Poor, Leander A.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army.
United States. Army. Quartermaster’s Dept.
Places
Texas -- History -- Sources.

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Related Material

See also United States Army records, 1803-1827 (bulk 1814-1815). (Forms part of the Edward Alexander Parsons Collection, 1678-1928.) and U. S. Army Field Forces Board No. 4 (Ft. Bliss, Tex.) Bell Ballistic Computer Records, 1944-1972.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United States Army in Texas Collection, 1845-1866, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laurel Rozema, April 2009.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Narrative of "The United States Army in Texas, 1845-1860"

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2R275 Narrative of "The United States Army in Texas, 1845-1860," 1845-1860

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Department of the Quartermaster in Texas, 1865-1866

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2.325/D31b Auction account, November 30, 1865
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2E515 Correspondence
Clerical copy of letter to Brvt. Lt. Col. H. C. Ransom in San Antonio from Col. S. H. Manning, Office of Chief Quartermaster, Galveston, Texas, January 4, 1866
Letter to Capt. L. A. Poor in [Lavaca?], Texas from Bvt. Maj. E. J. Smith, Office of the Quartermaster, Indianola, Texas, April 9th, 1866
Article transfer lists
"Abstract of Articles Transferred to Officers at Lavaca / Capt. Leander A. Porr," 1865
"Descriptive list of persons and articles transferred to Capt. J. B. Kimes by Capt. Leander A. Poor, AQM, at Indianola, Texas," November 30, 1865
"Statement of amount Ties / Delivered at Indianola and Lavaca with names of owners of the land upon which they were cut," signed Captain E. J. Smith, Lavaca, Texas, December 8, 1865
List of stores transferred to Capt. Leander A. Poor from Lt. B. P. Leibhardt, December 16, 1865
Two lists of stores transferred to Capt. Leander A. Poor from Maj. E. J. Smith, January 30, 1866

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