Mackenzie Marker Dedication 1968-10-12

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This tape involves the dedication of the Mackenzie historical marker at Mackenzie State Park by Dr. Ernest Wallace, who gives a brief biographical sketch of Gen. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mackenzie Marker Dedication

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 12, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: None Given


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Texas Marker Commission, Lubbock County markers, County Judge Rod Shaw:, Speech on source of marker, Dedication and unveiling, Recognition of audience members, Dr. Ernest Wallace on Mackenzie:, Biography of General Mackenzie, Death of Mackenzie (1887), Accomplishments, Family biography, Battles and commands, Black units and outfits, Commands, Personality and appearance, Indian warfare, Battle of Palo Duro Canyon (September 27, 1874), Powder River campaign (1876), Rio Grande service (1873), Battles and commands, Marriage, Insanity.

Tape 1, Side 2: Judge Shaw reads marker inscription, Raising flag.

Range Dates: 1860s-1968

Bulk Dates: 1870-1887, 1968


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