After raising a group of volunteers (known as the Red Rovers) in Lawrence County, Alabama, Dr. Shackelford went to assist Texas in its fight for independence. The massacre at Goliad on March 27, 1836, occurred after the Texans and Americans had...
After raising a group of volunteers in Lawrence County, Alabama, Dr. Shackelford had gone to assist Texas in its fight for independence. In the letter to Maria, he describes the fighting and the need for more volunteers; he also remarks on the...
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