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TOM SULLIVAN, FORMER SLAVE

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Published May 10th, 2018 by

By Orn Warder Nolen  From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, July, 1954 Tom Sullivan was a negro, and one of the most remarkable characters in Southwest Texas. ...
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Killing of John Vaden at Fort McKavitt

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Published June 1st, 2016 by

By John Warren Hunter In 1868 Texas was under military rule and Federal troops were stationed in nearly every town of any consequence in the State. The presence of these soldiers ...
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Reconstruction Days in San Antonio - Taylor Thompson

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Published October 3rd, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1923] During the period that has passed into history as the reconstruction days, the people of the southern states and especially ...
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Texas Rangers Were First to Use Six-Shooters. - W. P. Webb

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Published October 3rd, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1923] (Editor's Note.—W. P. Webb holds the position of adjunct professor of history at the University of Texas. ...
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John Robert Baylor—1822-1895

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Published August 2nd, 2014 by

[This account is from Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1929] DISTINGUISHED CONFEDERATE officer and Indian fighter, was born in Bourbon county, Kentucky, on the twentieth day of July, 1822. His ...
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SPENT FOUR LONG YEARS IN A CAVE

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Published May 29th, 2014 by

[From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1925] Jap Brown, a man by the name of Star, a Mr. Hitchcock, the Pierces and one or two others whose names ...
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TEXAS AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

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Published May 6th, 2014 by

By Colonel Acie Sooner [From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1927] I CAME to Texas immediately after the close of the Civil War, by rail to New Orleans, and took ...
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AN EPISODE OF RECONSTRUCTION DAYS

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Published March 25th, 2014 by

[from Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1935] Frank M. Edwards, San Antonio, Texas IN 1886, I LIVED on a ranch in Goliad county about 10 miles from Goliad. At the time the country was ...
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