Crimmins, Martin Lalor, papers, 1813-1954

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Crimmins, Martin Lalor, papers, 1813-1954

The papers concern Crimmins' career as an army officer, herpetologist, and military historian, and relate to his activities in the United States Army and Confederate Army, the Republic of Texas military forces, the Texas Revolution, the Mexican War, and Indian wars.

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