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GEORGE W. BRACKENRIDGE. Maverick Philanthropist.

By: Sibley, Marilyn McAdams.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1973

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 027416

Condition: Fine


D.j., 280 pp. plus 16 pp. of photos, index. Brackenridge left Texas during the Civil War to serve as a U.S. Treasury agent & engage in the cotton trade. He settled in San Antonio, founded a bank & invested in railroads, utilities, etc. Gave San Antonio Brackenridge Park. View more info

HISTORY OF CORYELL COUNTY.

By: Simmons, Frank E.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: n.p. (Belton), Coryell County News: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022197

Condition: Very Good


Stiff brown paper covers with photo of San Jacinto monument, 102 pp. 6" by 8". Cover torn 1.5" at top of spine, small 1/2" piece missing near middle; ink numbers inside cover, on fly w/name & on title page. A history of Coryell County with information on prominent citizens & pioneers, Indians, outlaws, ranching, place names, forts, etc. Guns #2021-some information about Texas outlaws of the county. Extremely scarce. View more info

"OUT OF OUR PAST". Texas History Stories..

By: Simmons, Laura

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1967

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022240

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine faded), 99 pp., photos, index. Stories of people and events relating to Baylor University and Mary-Hardin Baylor College. Includes stories of many famous Texans including Sam Houston, Rev. George Washington Baines, Sr. (great-grandfather of LBJ), and Dr. Rufus C. Burleson. View more info

BRAWLING BRASS. North and South.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inventory Number: 006471

Condition: Fine


78pp. + 16pp. of photos, index. View more info

GAINES' MILL TO APPOMATTOX. Waco and McLennan County in Hood's Texas Brigade.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012247

Condition: Fine


D.j., 294 pp., illus., index. The story of Co.E, 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, originally called the "Lone Star Guards." After 4 years of war, only 20 members of the 122 were left. View more info

HILL COUNTY (TEXAS) TRILOGY.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. College: 1988

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 015159

Condition: Fine


D.j., 121 pp., many photos, index. The Fort Graham Affair, The 1860 Hill County Census, & The Old Settlers and Confederate Reuinion Grounds. View more info

BRAWLING BRASS. North and South. The Most Famous Quarrels of the Civil War.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020423

Condition: Fine


Stiff decorated paper covers, 78 pp., newspaper review fastened inside front cover. The most famous quarrels of the Civil War--Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill; Jos. E. Johnston and John B. Hood; Lee and Longstreet; Meade and Dan Sickles, etc. View more info

GAINES' MILL TO APPOMATTOX. Waco and McLennan County in Hood's Texas Brigade.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waco, Texian: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021606

Condition: Fine


D.j. (spine faded, top of spine jagged), 294 pp., illus., index. The story of Co.E, 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade, originally called the "Lone Star Guards." After 4 years of war, only 20 members of the 122 were left. INSCRIBED by Simpson. View more info

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE IN POETRY & SONG.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. Coll.: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021767

Condition: Fine


D.j. (fading on spine & edges, small "V" shaped piece missing top of spine, 296 pp., photos, index. The first volume of his epic four colume work on Hood's Texas Brigade. INSCRIBED. View more info

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE IN REUNION AND MEMORY.

By: Simpson, Col. Harold B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, Hill Jr. Coll.: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 018523

Condition: Fine


369 pp. with 80 pp. of photos. The third volume of Simpson's epic four volume work on Hood's Texas Brigade. View more info

EVERY SUN THAT RISES: WYATT MOORE OF CADDO LAKE

By: Sitton, Thad & James H. Conrad, Ed. By

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, U. Of Tx.: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 016947

Condition: Very Good


167 pp., photographs by Stan Godwin & Jim Cammack, index. Embossed seal on ffep. SIGNED by Moore, Sitton, & Conrad. A biography of the historical interpreter for Caddo Lake, 23 miles long stretching across two Texas counties and one Louisiana parish. View more info

THE LOBLOLLY BOOK.

By: Sitton, Thad, Ed. By.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas Monthly Press: 1983

Edition: 2nd Prtg.,

Inventory Number: 020615

Condition: Very Good


Stiff green paper covers w/white lettering, 250 pp., some photos. Water witching, wild hog hunting, home remedies, Grandma's moral tales & other affairs of Plain Texas Living. Folktales, reminiscences, & oral history giving us a sense of old-time Texas. View more info

LONE STAR CONFEDERATE. A Gallant and Good Soldier of the Fifth Texas Infantry

By: Skoch, George & Mark W. Perkins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 2003

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 017921

Condition: As New


192 pp., 12 maps, index. Reminiscences of Robert Campbell who saw action in both major theaters of the war, sustained 6 battle wounds, and wrote one of the first "Lee to the Rear" accounts. View more info

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WACO, & MCLENNAN COUNTY, TEXAS 1876

By: Sleeper, John & J.C. Hutchins.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Belton, Dayton Kelley: 1966

Inventory Number: 015739

Condition: Fine


171 pp. Reprint of the 1876 edition. Name & bookplate on fly. Contains a City Directory of Waco, historical sketches of the city and county, biographical sketches and notices of a few prominent citizens. View more info

WOMEN IN THE CATTLE COUNTY. Catalogue Three

By: Sloan, Dorothy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, William R. Holman: 1986

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012070

Condition: Fine


Approx. 100 pp. with 704 items described in detail and numerous photos, references, index. Designed & typography by William Holman. #150/500c. Excellent reference item. View more info

THE HISTORY OF SMITH COUNTY, TEXAS.

By: Smallwood, James.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1999

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022593

Condition: Fine


D.j., two volumes, 920 pp., photos, index. Gift inscription on endpaper. An well written and informative history of Smith County with much on the Civil War. Vol. 1-Origins to 1875; Vol. 2-1875 to its Centennial View more info

BETHESDA

By: Smith, Bennett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Branch-Smith: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Inventory Number: 006141

Condition: Fine


many photos. D.j. chipped, small water stain on spine. History of northwestern Parker county community. View more info

THE CADDOS, THE WICHITAS, AND THE UNITED STATES 1846-1901.

By: Smith, F. Todd.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coll. Sta., Tx. A&M: 1996

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021570

Condition: Fine


D.j., 190 pp., photos, maps, index. Continues the history of the Caddo Indians and their neighbors begun in his earlier book. View more info

COPPERAS COVE. City of Five Hills.

By: Smith, Jerry K. & Patrick D. McLaughlin.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Burnet, Eakin Press: 1980

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 024456

Condition: Fine


D.j., 175 pp., many photos, index. Centennial history of Coryell County city bordering Fort Hood. Much on the pioneer families of the area. SIGNED by both authors. View more info

THE LIFE OF JESSE GUY SMITH.

By: Smith, Mrs. Jesse Guy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Commerce, East Tx. State Coll.:

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 021107

Condition: Very Good


Orange soft cover w/black & white lettering, 51 pp., photos. A tribute to Dr. Jesse Guy Smith written by his wife & supported by the faculty and students of East Texas State College where he taught for many years. Lovingly INSCRIBED by his wife. Traces his life and family. View more info