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A.J. Folts San Marcos

Item Number: 252AU0100
Digital Object Type
Physical Location
CS 67.0 CS67.2
Number of Media
Time - Hr:Min:Sec


  • Existence: 29 July 1976

General Note / OCR

An oral history from Mr. A. J. Folts, recorded 29 July 1976. Folts begins reminiscing about his childhood and the time he spent with the families of the officer corps around Fort Sam Houston. He remembers two men, SgtMaj Bartholomew T. Mulhern and Sgt Frank Moody and their unique relationship to Teddy Roosevelt and the Battle of San Juan Hill. He remembers Roosevelt's 1912 address at Alamo Plaza in San Antonio, warning of impending war. He also discusses the 24th Infantry's involvement in the Brownsville Riot of 1906 and the Houston Riot of 1917. Note: there is a section of this recording, beginning at 29:42 and ending at 32:20 which was recorded over. This section concerns cooking 'Sweet Breads.'

Pub Credit Line
252AU0100, Paul Cecil Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 02 Feb 2002 [Updated: 17 Jul 2019]