Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1863

Texas Timeline Index

1863 January 01 The Confederates win the Battle of Galveston.
1863 July 01 Hood's Texas Brigade joins in the fighting at Gettysburg.
1863 July 26 Sam Houston dies at his home in Huntsville.
1863 September 07 Federal gunboats arrive off the bar at Sabine Pass where Dick Dowling and his men are waiting.
1863 October 31 Notorious outlaw 'Black Jack' Ketchum is born in San Saba County.
1863 November 05 Pendleton Murrah becomes governor when Francis Lubbock resigns the office to fight the Yanks.
1863 November 13 Chipita Rodriguez, the only woman ever legally hanged in Texas, meets her Maker.