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    • Confederate Camels

    • Camels
    • Confederate Camels Jefferson Davis had a thing about camels. Before he became president of the Confederacy, he was secretary of war for the United States. And he came up with the idea of importing camels to haul supplies across the...
    • Reef Road

    • Reef
    • The Reef Road It was near dusk one day in the 1840s when a Comanche raiding party hit Corpus Christi. A unit of Texas Rangers in town chased the Indiand back to a spit of land at the end of North Beach. The Rangers decided to keep them ...
    • Texas Camels

    • Camels
    • Texas Camels One spring day in 1856, a cargo of camels was unloaded at the port of Indianola. The cargo consisted of two- hump Bactrians, one-hump Arabians, and mule camels called "booghdee." The camels had been at sea for three...

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