Last Will and Testament Monument at Oak Grove Cemetery in Historic Nacogdoches


Last Will and Testament Monument at Oak Grove Cemetery in Historic Nacogdoches


The Last Will and Testament Monument at Oak Grove Cemetery


OSCAR LEMON HOLMES,
Born in
New York City,
July 4, A.D. 1813,
Died in Nacogdoches, Texas
Aug. 23, A.D. 1865.

I give and bequeathe the residue
of my property to the State of
Texas, to aid in the maintenance
and support of persons wounded
and maimed in our defence in
the present struggle of our Con-
federacy against the United
States Government, those from
Nacogdoches County, Texas to
have preference.

Extract from the last will and tes
tament of O. L. Holmes.


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