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Shannon-Scott family of Texas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 250
Abstract: The collection, consisting of photocopies of letters, genealogies, military documents, newspaper clippings, and modern reproductions of family photographs, pertains to the Texas families of Alexander May Shannon and William B. Scott, Shannon's father in-law. Highlights of the collection are a number of letters written by Shannon and Scott regarding U.S. Civil War battles (including the battle at Galveston) and daily life and living conditions in the army.
Dates: 1848 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1906

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  • Subject: American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) X
  • Names: Scott, Bettie X