Journalist David McLemore has just published the eBook, "Soldier's Joy," a novel inspired by a little-known but spectacular heist in the Lone Star state at the end of the Civil War. On June 11, 1865, a band of ex-Confederate soldiers robbed the Texas State Treasury in Austin of $15,000 in silver - they thought it was gold - and escaped into the night.
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We added more of your pictures to this slideshow, showing how San Antonians honored service men and women on Memorial Day.The slideshow begins when hundreds of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts from the San Antonio area descended upon Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery to place flags on more than 100,000 graves of service men and women and their families buried there.