Monthly Archives: July 2013

From Private to Army Chief of Staff

Captain Adna Romanza Chaffee at the time he led 100 men in pursuit of desperados in North Texas in 1868.  While chasing the outlaws, Chaffee found time to join the Masonic Lodge in Sulphur Springs, Texas. What connection does the … Continue reading

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Historic Greenville High School

Yes, there is a historic high school in Greenville.  Currently serving as Greenville Middle School, the building opened as Greenville High School in the fall of 1951 and served in that capacity for thirty years.  Many citizens of a certain … Continue reading

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The Bravest Man in The South? Surely not!

Benjamin F. Bickerstaff, like so many Confederates from Texas at the end of the Civil War, returned to the Lone Star State, with no intention of acknowledging defeat or becoming reconstructed.  They created an environment of hate, destruction, and terror … Continue reading

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