Manuscript Vertical Files

Collection Number: MVF 28-13

Accession Number: 0910-181

Item(s): A copy of a muster roll of Richard Gano’s Grapevine Volunteers, C.S.A., at Tarrant County, Texas, July 1861.

Producer:           

Donor: Charles Licari

Date Received: July 26, 2010 

Literary Rights Statement: 

Permission to publish from the collection must be obtained from the Irving Archives, Irving Public Library.

Description

The file contains a list copied from the original muster roll of the members of Captain R. M. Gano’s Grapevine Volunteers of Tarrant County, C.S.A. Originally known as the Grapevine Volunteers, later Gano’s Squadron, Texas Cavalry, the volunteers were organized in Tarrant County in June 1861. Of local interest are Amos and George Burgoon, two of the volunteers whose family were the first settlers in what would become the Estelle community which was located on what is now DFW Airport property.