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Victor M. Rose

( -1893)


Victor M. Rose, Celeste Valcour: A Legend of Dixie
(Philadelphia: Pictorial Bureau of the Press, 1886)

--Lawyer, political leader, newspaper editor, and author

Victor M. Rose "was born in Victoria, Texas, and served in Ross' Texas Brigade during the war between the States. He was admitted to the bar in 1870, but has spent most of his life as editor, and [was] connected with the Daily Times, Laredo." [Sam H Dixon (ed.), The Poets and Poetry of Texas 267-272, at 267 (Austin, Texas: Sam H. Dixon & Co., Publishers, 1885)]


Victor M. Rose, Los Despenadores, a Spanish Story (Austin: State Book & Job Office, 1878)

____________, Demara, the Comanche Queen, and Other Rhymes (New York: J.J. Little, 1882)

____________, Celeste Valcoeur: A Legend of Dixie (Philadelphia: Pictorial Bureau of the Press, 1886)(includes text of poem, "Biding His Time")(Pasadena, Texas: Abbotsford Pub. Co., 1966)

____________, While the Spell of Her Witchery Lingers, and Other Poems ([Laredo, Texas ?]: s.n., 1886)


Victor M. Rose, Ross' Texas Brigade; being a narrative of events connected with its service in the late war between the states (Louisville, Kentucky: Courier-Journal Book and Job rooms, 1881)(Kennesaw, Georgia: Continental Book Co., 1960)

____________, Some Historical Facts in Regard to the Settlement of Victoria, Texas; its progress and present status (Laredo, Texas: Daily Times Print., 1883)

____________, The Life and Services of Gen. Ben McCulloch (Pictorial Bureau of the Press, 1888)(Austin, Texas: Steck, 1958)(facsimile reproduction of 1st ed.)

____________, Texas Vendetta; or, The Sutton-Taylor Feud, (1880)(Houston, Texas: Frontier Press of Texas; New York: J.J. Little, 1956)

____________, Stephen F. Austin in the Balances ([Columbia ?, Texas: s.n., 1890)

____________, Victor Rose's History of Victoria (Victoria, Texas: Book Mart, 1961)

Research Resources

Victor M. Rose
Archival Material
University of Texas at Arlington