Part 7, Note 2
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[La Grange] True Issue, June 3, 1865; Colorado County District Court Records, Criminal Cause File No. 594: State of Texas v. William Thompson, et al., Criminal Minute Book D, p. 129. On May 23, 1865, the day after the former cavalrymen had taken all the Confederate property in La Grange, another group of former soldiers arrived in town. Dismayed that they were too late to participate in the confiscation of government property, they turned their attention to private property, though with much less public approval.