Lone Star Blue and Gray

Lone Star Blue and Gray

Essays on Texas in the Civil War

Book - 1995
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Texas A & M Univ
From the bitter struggles over secession to the surrender at Appomattox, Texas and Texans were caught up in the enormous political, economic, and military struggles of the Civil War. In this collection of sixteen essays from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly and other leading scholarly journals, the authors take the reader through some of the most important aspects of the Civil War as experienced in the Lone Star State. This volume's renowned authors include Frank Vandiver, Stephen B. Oates, and Harold Simpson. Topics Include: Texas and Secession, The Surrender of U.S. Forces in Texas, Texans in the Confederate Army, Texans in the Union Army, Sibley's Brigade and the March to New Mexico, Texas Coastal Defense, Dick Dowling and the Battle of Sabine Pass, Union Settlement in Texas, Cotton on the Border, Slaves and Rebels in Texas, Reaction to Black Soldiers, Conscription in Texas, The Red River Campaign, Rip Ford Hood's Texas Brigade at Appomattox.

Publisher: Austin, TX : Texas State Historical Association, c1995
ISBN: 9780876111529
Branch Call Number: TEX 973.7464 LON
Characteristics: p. ; cm


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