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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

FREE LAND FOR DISABLED TEXAS REBELS

Confederate Scrip: A grant created in 1881 providing 1,280 acres to Confederate soldiers who were permanently disabled, or widows of Confederate soldiers. This grant was repealed in 1883 with 2,068 certificates issued.

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Note: A book (Texas Confederate Scrip Grantees by Thomas Lloyd Miller) lists all the soldiers and widows awarded these land grants. You can check for copies in nearby libraries here:

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or you may purchase a copy at:

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