Member Spotlight Found in Confederate Citizens File The National Archives Confederate Citizens File Location: Confederate Citizens FileCitizenIIrIrwin, John GPage 16
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Report of conditions on the Clear Fork of the Brazos, Sept. 1862

Settlers on the western frontier of Texas faced a different sort of battle during the Civil War. This is a report from outside the "line of protection," describing Indian raids that might force abandonment of farms, ranches, and cattle.


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