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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

OCLC Number

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

James Monroe Holmsley Papers, 1861-1898



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Holmsley, James Monroe
Title: James Monroe Holmsley papers
Dates: 1861-1898
Abstract: The James Monroe Holmsley papers, 1861-1898, are comprised of correspondence, military orders, legal and financial reports, literary productions, and photographs relating to James Monroe Holmsley as a Confederate officer and post-war merchant and cattleman in Comanche, Texas.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00576
Extent: 3 inches
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

James Monroe Holmsley (1838–1881) was commanding officer of Company G, 1st Regiment, Texas Mounted Rifleman and commander of Camp Colorado (1861-1862) in Coleman County, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, military orders, legal and financial reports, literary production and photographs relate to James Monroe Holmsley as a Confederate officer and post-war merchant and cattleman in Comanche, Texas.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Holmsley, James Monroe
Corporate Names
Confederate States of America Army Texas Mounted Riflemen Regiment, 1st Company G.
Confederate states of America. Army
Subjects
American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865)
Armed Forces--Officers
Cattle breeders
History
Places
Comanche
Confederate States of America
Texas
United States

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Monroe Holmsley Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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OCLC Number

65332217

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2E248 [SRH1230006353] Correspondence, October 1861 - May 6, 1898, undated
Legal documents, July 21, 1862 - February 19, 1881
Financial reports
Receipts, September 20, 1873-August 8, 1882
Wichita Savings Bank account record, September 14 - November 21, 1874
Promissory notes, September 4, 1871 - October 11, 1872
Personal check, July 12, 1898
Literary efforts
Essay on Texas Indians, undated
Essay on Juan Nepomuceno Almonte, undated
Transcript of essay on Juan Nepomuceno Almonte, undated
Printed material, undated
Company G, 1st Regiment, Texas Mounted Riflemen, Army, Confederate States of America
Muster rolls, April 1864, December 24, 1864
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2.325/V7 [SRH1230002535] Monthly returns, August 1861, December 1861, August 1862
Commissioned officers present and absent, January 31, 1861, June 1862
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2E248 [SRH1230006353] Abstract of articles transferred and officers present, 1862
General and Special Orders, May 11, 1861 - May 3, 1864
Quartermaster's records
Reports
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2.325/V7 [SRH1230002535] February 29, 1862
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2E248 [SRH1230006353] November 4, 1861 - July 1864, undated
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2.325/V7 [SRH1230002535] March 31, 1864
Receipts
January 3, 1862
June 1, 1862- January 1, 1864, undated
Monthly statements of funds received and disbursed at Fort Clark, Texas, February 1863
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2E248 [SRH1230006353] Soldiers certificated of disability, September 24, 1862 - February 11, 1864
Inventory of the personal effects of Norman Grisham, deceased, January 2, 186[?]
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3T84 [SRH1230021827] Photographs
James Monroe Holmsley house, Comanche, Texas [two views]
James Monroe Holmsley (1838-1881), Thomas Jefferson Holmsley (1834-1903), and Mr. [?] Kingsberry

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