Category Archives: US-TX-OK-AR

Texas– From The Texas Revolution to modern day, Texas has drawn people from many places. Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

George Washington Steele

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Washington Steele (December 13, 1839 – July 12, 1922) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician who twice served as a Congressman for Indiana, from 1881 to 1889 and again from 1895 to 1903. Steele was also the first Governor of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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William Steel 1780-1857

from http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46320907 written by Aaron Steel  William Moore Steel 1780-1857 Birth: Feb. 2, 1780 [Carlisle, Pennsylvania] Death: Oct. 17, 1857 Leigh, Harrison County, Texas, US Son of Revolutionary war Captain John Steel Jr., William Steel was born in Carlisle, PA in 1780. In 1802, … Continue reading

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Charles K. Phillips 1914-2004

From: http://www.easttexashistorical.org/v3/membership/resolutions/phillips.htm Captain Charles K. Phillips A RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN CHARLES K. PHILLIPS WHEREAS Captain Charles K. Phillips, U.S.N. (ret.), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on December 18, 1914, who departed this life in Nacogdoches, Texas, on April 16, 2004, … Continue reading

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Alfonso Steele 1817-1911

From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31239983 Alfonso Steele Birth: Apr. 9, 1817 Hardin County Kentucky, USA Death: Jul. 8, 1911 Kosse Limestone County Texas, USA Alfonso [Parcutt(1)] Steele was born on April 9, 1817, in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was the son of Stephen and … Continue reading

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John Forbes 1797-1880

from: Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– John Forbes 1797-1880 Kemp, Louis W., Veteran Biographies, San Jacinto– “FORBES, JOHN” (http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/Herzstein_Library/Veteran_Biographies/San_ Jacinto_Bios/biographies/default.asp?action=bio&id=3134), accessed April 11, 2013. San Jacinto Museum, Herzstein Library. Hon. Maj. John Forbes Born in Cork, Ireland, of Scotch parents, February 26, … Continue reading

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William Steele 1819-1885

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia— William Steele (general) William Steele (May 1, 1819 – January 12, 1885) was a career United States Army officer who served with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He later served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Early life and career … Continue reading

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Fort Smith

The Journal, Fort Smith Historical Society, Inc., Volume IV, Number 1, April, 1980, pp.2-10. FORT SMITH AND THE CIVIL WAR Robert E. Johnson A fort may be an outpost in enemy territory, a supply depot, a key to the control … Continue reading

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