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    Texas Confederate Veteran Soldier's Archive. Great content grouping of manuscripts circa early 20th Century related to service during the Civil War. A total of 12 pages, 4to and folio, including transcriptions of diary entries, stories submitted to newspapers, and the service roster for Company D, Twenty-fourth Texas Regiment C.S.A. Together with a copy of the "Constitution and by-laws of Pat Cleburne Camp", Waco, Texas, 1893; and a program for the 1914 Annual Memorial Day celebration at Pat Cleburne Camp No. 222.


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    From a manuscript titled "Diary kept by John Moore, co. B 21st Tex Cav - 1864": "April 8th 1864 . . . Left the camp near Marshall . . . march to the 'scene of action' near Mansfield, La. And got there on the morning of the 10th. On the 8th our forces met Banks near Mansfield and gained a brilliant victory. They drove them back several miles with heavy loss no killed and wounded. Captured about 2000 prisoners, 20 pieces of Artileery, and a very large number of wagons loaded with baggage...April 9th They fought the Federals again at Pleasant Hill defeated them and captured more Prisoners, Artillery & Wagons . . . April 22nd The 19th Texas Cavalry drove the Yankees out of Natchidoches. The night before the Yankees all left Grand Ecore falling back down the river."



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