3 page manuscript of verse entitled: “Written for the celebration of the 4th of July 1836 at Plymouth, Mississippi.” First stanza begins: “The hour has come, when Texians brave – Must choose bright glory, or the Grave;” Accompanying note explains “Ralston most likely went with Quitman to fight for Texas independence.”
Sam Ralston, poem, poetry, Texas, Texians
Military History | Political History | Social History | United States History
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The original from which this digital representation is taken is housed in The Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College, located in the Sandor Teszler Library.
Ralston, Sam., "Sam Ralston poetry manuscript (song)" (1836). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 10.
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