Texas Cavalry, known as Terrys Texas Rangers, was a regiment of Texas volunteers for the Confederate States Army, assembled by Col. Benjamin Franklin Terry in August 1861. The Texas Rangers were famous for their actions during the Battle of Gettysburg. In four years of service, they fought 275 engagements in seven states.
They earned a reputation ranked among the most effective mounted regiments in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. Enlisted on September 1, 1861 and was mustered into B Co. Offering a rare one-page, 6 x 8 ½, Texas oath of allegiance by Garland, who swearsto support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the Statesand faithfully support all Laws and Proclamations which have been made during the existing Rebellion with reference to the Emancipation of Slaves4. Day of April 1866 at Galveston. Signed by Garland and Edward T.
Austin, Chief Justice of Galveston County, Texas. The oath bears the State of Texas, Galveston County title with a vignette of Patriotic Eagle, printed by Flakes Bulletin Steam Job Press. Toning, a couple of small edge tears, irregular bottom margin.
Our goal is to please every customer. We are pleased to be members of The Manuscript Society, Universal Autograph Collectors Club and The Ephemera Society.The item "Civil War 8th Texas Soldier Swears Allegiance Respecting Emancipation of Slaves" is in sale since Tuesday, July 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
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