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Escaped the massacre
March 27, 1836 and was the
last survivor of Fannin's
Army to die
Born in Kentucky in 1816
Died in Fort Worth, Texas
January 15, 1897
1941Japan attacks Pearl Harbor December 7.
1942Battle of Coral Sea-May 7 Battle of Midway-June 4 US offensive at Guadalcanal-August 7 Papua New Guinea Campaign-September 15 Operation Torch North Africa-November 8 1943North Africa War ends-May 13 …
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars. Combat Veterans Wounded-1782 Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932. My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by al…
Dedicated to the Gold Star Mothers of Texas. Their sons and daughters gave their lives while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. On June 4, 1928 out of tragedy we were formed, out of love we continue.
Born in Kentucky in 1803, Confederate General Albert Sidney died on April 6, 1862, from wounds suffered in the Battle of Shiloh. His remains were placed in the Texas State Cemetery in 1867. Elisabet Ney, Texas' most prominent nineteenth-century sc…
This site, originally purchased by Anson Jones who later became the last president of the Republic of Texas, was sold by Jones on September 15, 1840, to Alphonse De Saligny, Charge D'Affaires of his majesty, Louis Philippe, the king of the French,…
Came to Texas from Tennessee. Prominent orator, jurist and prosecutor. Delegate Texas Secession Convention 1861. Joined Confederate Army as Captain Company "B" Terry's Texas Rangers. After Terry was killed Wharton elected Colonel and led this famo…
Born in Virginia in 1793, he brought the first 300 Anglo-American colonists to Texas in 1821. Austin became known as the "Father of Texas."
Shortly after his appointment as Secretary of State of the Republic of Texas, Austin died of pneumonia.
Born in Virginia, 1753 · Died in Cold Springs, San Jacinto County, Texas, 1837
Robert Rankin was an officer in the Continental Army, Virginia Troops, 1776, in the same company with his near kinsman, John Marshall, who …
Samuel Huston College traces its history to 1876 when the Rev. George W. Richardson founded a college in Dallas for the education of African American youth. St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church was leased for the private school, named Andrews Nor…