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1776 Mission San Juan Capistrano

1776 Mission San Juan Capistrano

Painting by Theodore Gentilz depicting life at Mission San Juan Capistrano.

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1848 Fort Leaton

1848 Fort Leaton

1849 Fort Leaton, Presidio County, Texas

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1850 Big Foot Wallace

1850 Big Foot Wallace

He was a famous Texas Ranger who took part in many of the military conflicts of the Republic of Texas and the United States in the 1840s, including the Mexican-American War.

Category: Photographs | Military Photos


1850 Col. Joseph E. Johnston

1850 Col. Joseph E. Johnston

Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Confederate general, legislator, and author, son of Peter and Mary (Wood) Johnston, was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia, on February 3, 1807.

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1850 Col. Samuel P. Heintzelman

1850 Col. Samuel P. Heintzelman

Col. Samuel Heintzelman was a United States Army General. He served in the Seminole War, the Mexican-American War, the Yuma War, the Cortina Troubles, and the American Civil War, rising to the command of a corps.

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1850 Gen John George Walker

1850 Gen John George Walker

Gen. John George Walker was a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

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1850 Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston

1850 Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston

Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston was a career United States Army officer, a Texas Army general, and a Confederate States general. He saw extensive combat during his military career, fighting actions in the Texas War of Independence, the Mexican-American War, the Utah War, as well as the American Civil War.

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1850 Gen. James Longstreet

1850 Gen. James Longstreet

Gen. James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to Gen. Robert E. Lee, who called him his “Old War Horse.”

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1850 Gen. Persifor Smith

1850 Gen. Persifor Smith

Gen. Persifor Frazer Smith was a U.S. Army officer during the Seminole Wars and Mexican-American War, as well as one of the last governors of California before it became a state.

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1850 Gen. William H. C. Whiting

1850 Gen. William H. C. Whiting

William Henry Chase Whiting was an United States Army officer who resigned after 16 years of service in the Army Corps of Engineers to serve in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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