Brenham Texas

This Day in Texas History: Soldiers Charged with Setting Fires / Looting in Brenham

This Day in Texas History: September 7th, 1866 – Soldiers Charged with Setting Fires / Looting in Brenham On this day in 1866, federal soldiers under Bvt. Maj. George W. Smith reportedly set fire to and looted several stores in Brenham. The incident grew out of a controversy involving newspaper editor D. L. McGary’s frequent…
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