Civil War

Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran

WAC-25: Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran with Michelle Hinojosa Melencio

  Play Podcast: Summary: In this episode Moises talks with librarian Michelle Hinojosa Melencio whom is a member of the We Are Cousins community. They talk about Michelle’s ancestor Silvario Villegas a Civil War Veteran, about Family Tree Maker, and DNA research. Show Notes: This is session number 25 This podcast’s main topic will be an interview […]

Tejanos in the American Civil War

WAC-18: Tejanos in the American Civil War

    Play Podcast: Summary: Wilson P. Bourgeois provides a great presentation of Tejanos involvement in the American Civil War, specially South Texas Tejanos. Moises talks about the book 246 Testamentos de Monterrey, Lists of Pasajeros a Indias, and the baptism of Margarita Gutierrez, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

The Story of Union Forces in South Texas During the Civil War

As many of you know I attended the Rio Grande City High School and My class was one of the last classes to attend the old High School which is situated in the grounds of Historic Fort Ringgold. Every morning the bus used to drive us past an old small house in much disrepair on […]