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    Civil War: Locks of General & Mrs. Samuel B. Maxey's Hair. One full lock of dark brown hair belonging to the Texas general and U.S. Senator and one full lock of light red hair belonging to Marilda Maxey. Obtained directly from the family in envelope reading, "1869/ Mrs. S. B. Maxey,/ Paris,/ Texas".

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    Samuel Maxey (1825-1895), an attorney from Paris, Texas, was chosen as a delegate to Texas' 1861 Secession Convention. During the Civil War, he was promoted to a Confederate brigadier general and served in Tennessee, Texas, and the Indian Territory. Following a post-war pardon, he was elected to two terms as senator.



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    November, 2009
    21st Saturday
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