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"Tribute to Civil War Veterans"

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society

Civil War Veterans Miscellaneous Page

We would like to share with researchers our "Tribute to Civil War Veterans" who lived out their lives in Van Zandt County or were connected to the county in any way. This part of the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society website will be devoted to miscellaneous articles and items of interest regarding Civil War Veterans. If you would like to share an old news article, documents, family histories or manuscripts, contact Sibyl Creasey. We will be happy to add it to the collection.


Wills Point Chronicle
July 2, 1914

Candidate for County Judge

Is 67 years of age. Has lived in the county for more than 60 years. Most of his life spent on a farm. Twelve months in the Confederate army, and the last eleven years in the law at Canton, Texas. Has been fairly successful in the law, having met the best lawyers in the county in both the lower and higher courts, and defeated them.

His prospects to secure the nomination

He has already a very strong support in all sections of the county. In fact it is generally admitted that his chances are good to secure the nomination, but would GREATLY appreciate a candid consideration of his claims by those who have not already settled on their support of him.

His Life's course

Has always given his open and unstinted support to the moral side of every question agitated by the people and stood for the best moral and material up-lift of the citizenship of the county.

Believes in a Business Administration of The Affairs of the County

What the people want is an unpretentious, economical, fair and impartial, business-like administration of the affairs of the county, and Mr. Davidson has a host of friends who are enthusiastically urging his claims from a business standpoint.


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