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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Collection Inventory

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Confederate States of America, Army, Military Commission:

An Inventory of the Collection, 1862, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Confederate States of America. Army
Title: Confederate States of America, Army, Military Commission Collection,
Dates: 1862
Abstract: The papers consist of photocopies of hand written proceedings of the Confederate Military Commission from July 2 - October 10, 1862.
Collection # S 196.1
Quantity: 1 wallet (0.2 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

This was a military commission appointed in 1862 by General P. O. Hebert to hear cases in San Antonio, Texas, of persons arrested because of Union sympathies, chiefly among German Texans, during the Civil War. Texas served the Confederate States of America during the war between the states.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of hand written proceedings of the Confederate Military Commission (July 2 - October 10, 1862) concerning Union sympathizers in Texas at the beginning of the Civil War. The original papers are held in the Texas State Archive in Austin, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army.
Places
Confederate States of America.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--German Americans.
Subjects
German Americans--Texas.
Military courts--Texas--San Antonio.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate States of America, Army, Military Commission Collection, 1862, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
n/a

Gift, 1970s

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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Collection Inventory

photocopies of hand written proceedings of the Confederate Military Commission, July 2 - October 10, 1862

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