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Reconstruction Period Research Forum

Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Headed by: Brig. General Edgar M. Gregory - Assistant Commissioner
and Military Commander of the State of Texas.

Then:
Brig. General J. Kiddo
Maj. General C. Griffin
Maj. General J. J. Reynolds
Lt. Charles Garretson
Maj. General Edward R. S Canby
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-- Field Offices --

Austin - Travis

Bastrop
Beaumont - Jefferson County
Belton - Bell County
Boston - Bowie County
Brenham - Washington County
Brownsville - Cameron County
Bryan - Brazos County

Centerville - [Probably] Leon County
Clarksville - Red River County
Clinton - DeWitt County
Columbia - Brazoria County
Columbus - Colorado County
Cotton Gin - Freestone County
Courtney (Bryan) - Grimes County
Crockett - Houston County

Galveston
Gilmer - Upshur County

Hallettsville - Lavaca County
Houston - Harris County
Huntsville - Walker County

Liberty
Lockhart - Caldwell County

Marlin - Falls County
Marshall - Harrison County
Matagorda
Meridian - Bosque County
Millican (Bryan) - Brazos County

Nacogdoches
Navasota (Bryan) - Grimes County

Palestine - Anderson County

Richmond - Fort Bend County

San Antonio - Bexar County
Seguin - Guadalupe County
Sterling - Robertson County
Sumpter - Trinity County

Tyler - Smith County

Waco - McLennan County
Wharton - Wharton County

Reference:
United States. National Archives Microfilm Publicaions.
M1912 - Records of the Field Offices for the State of Texas,
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865-1870 - Washington, DC: U.S. Congress and National Archives and Records Administration, 2005.

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