Texas History - Pendleton Murrah

The 10th Governor of Texas was Pendleton Murrah.
Accomplishments: During his administration, military and financial difficulties pushed the state and the Confederacy into contests over conscription, frontier defense, and the impressment of cotton, cattle, and slaves. In addition, Murrah was dying of tuberculosis. In May 1865, Governor Murrah fled to Mexico.
He was born in 1826 in South Carolina and died on August 04, 1865 in Monterrey, Mexico.