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Simmons, Thomas E.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1925-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Thomas E. Simmons research collection on Fort Ringgold 1899 incident

 Collection — Container: 125
Identifier: ELIBR-0125
Scope and Contents Collection contains research material collected for Thomas E. 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, Texas State Archives, microfilm, and photographs.
Dates: 1895 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1899