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Richard Dowling, The Battle of Sabine Pass, and The Davis Guards Medal
August 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

In Texas! The Exhibition you can view hundreds of objects, each with fascinating back stories. Some of these amazing artifacts belonged to well known national heroes and some to local heroes. As I stroll through the exhibit’s Civil War section, I’m often drawn to one small and shiny object named the Davis Guards medal. I’m […]

Camels of the Wild West [Distinguished Lecture 2/8!]
January 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Our guest blogger, Doug Baum of the Texas Camel Corps, who previously wrote about camels for our blog, writes again to tell us different myths about camels in the USA and how several ended up in Texas. Don’t miss our upcoming lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 8 on the creation of the Texas Camel Corp and […]



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