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African American soldiers -- Texas -- Rio Grande City -- History -- 19th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Thomas E. Simmons Collection

 Collection — 125, Box: 1D
Identifier: ELIBR-000125
Scope and Contents Collection contains research material collected for Simmon's book: Who's shooting firecrackers? : the "riot" at Fort Ringgold, Texas. The book discusses an incident that occurred when Troop D, Ninth U. S. Cavalry Regiment (Colored) stationed at Fort Ringgold and townspeople in Rio Grande City exchanged shots on the night of November 20, 1899. Materials include photostatic copies from the National Archives, microfilm and photographs.