Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Texas--History--Civil War

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Calfee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C15
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1858-1889, of the Calfee family of southwest Virginia. Includes letters written from Texas by Calvin J. Calfee and letters written by Confederate soldiers David H. Calfee, James Calfee, L. S. Calfee and William B. Calfee as well as deeds for land in Pulaski and Wythe counties, Virginia. 431 items.

Theodocius Joshua Scurlock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 81 Scu4
Scope and Contents The collection is primarily composed of letters received by Dr. Theodocius Joshua Scurlock (1828-1887), a graduate of Tulane University and a resident of Texas and Mexico, 1855-1888, from family members in Alabama and Texas, and friends in Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas. The letters reflect the restlessness of the pre-Civil War years, and the difficulties and disillusionment felt by many people during Reconstruction. The diary included was kept by Scurlock on his journey to Mexico, December...