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Hood's Texas Brigade

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05961 Author/Creator: Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Broadside Date: 1862/10/01 Pagination: 1 p. 30.3 x 22.6 cm

Summary of Content: Honors the 1st, 4th, 5th Texas and the 18th Georgia, Hampton Legion for their bravery in battle. The broadside prints a portion of a letter by Texas Governor Gustavus W. Smith and Lee's letter of 21 September 1862, praising the brigade. Lists battle honors for West Point, Seven Pines, Gaine's Mill, Malvern Hill, Manassas, Rappahannock, Thoroughfare Gap, Boonsboro and Sharpsburg. Also included is a song entitled "Hood's Texas Brigade," a list of the Delegates to the Confederate Congress, and a list of important Texans in the Civil War. The words Alamo, Mier, Sam. Houston and A. S. Johnson appear in the corners of the document. Printed by Arthur H. Edey, Agent Fifth Texas Volunteers.

Background Information:


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaBraveryBattleTexasBattle of Bull RunBattle of Antietam (Sharpsburg)Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks Station)Battle of Malvern HillMusicConfederate General or LeaderGovernment and CivicsAmerican WestAlamo

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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