The Civil War began 150 years ago today. Several of my direct ancestors fought in the Civil War, but I have yet to find a relative fighting on the Union side, even though some of them lived in the North during the conflict. Shelby McDaniel My third great-grandfather Shelby McDaniel served in the 9th Texas [...]
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My aunt shared with me this portrait of my great-grandparents’ home in Lockney, Texas. (Click for a larger image.) The watercolor was painted by Ted Bell in July 1977. My great-grandparents, Herman Cunningham and Annie Jennings Cunningham, bought this house in 1936 and lived in it until they both passed away in the 1980′s. This [...]