9781574412598

Seventh Star of the Confederacy : Texas During the Civil War

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    9781574412598

  • ISBN10:

    1574412590

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vi
List of Mapsp. vii
Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
A Historical Overview of Texas and the Civil War
The Impact of New Studies about Texas and Texans on Civil War Historiographyp. 2
The Civil War and the Lone Star State: A Brief Overviewp. 21
The Time for Compromise Has Passed
The Impending Crisis: A Texas Perspective on the Causes of the Civil Warp. 32
The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas, 1858-1861: An Analysis of the First (Military) Degree Knightsp. 52
In Sight of My Enemy
Frontier Defense: Enlistment Patterns for the Texas Frontier Regiments in the Civil Warp. 70
Reckoning at the River: Unionists and Secessionists on the Nueces, August 10, 1862p. 85
Without a Fight: The Eighty-four-day Union Occupation of Galveston, Texasp. 110
"Nothing but Disaster": The Failure of Union Plans to Capture Texasp. 130
Hide Your Daughters: The Yankees Have Arrived in the Coastal Bend, 1863p. 149
Red and White Fighting the Blue: Relations between Texans and Confederate Indiansp. 167
Defending the Lone Star: The Texas Cavalry in the Red River Campaignp. 189
Prison City, Camp Ford: Largest Confederate Prisoner-of-war Camp in the Trans-Mississippip. 208
Political, Social, and Cultural Life during the War
The Confederate Governors of Texasp. 228
"A Sacred Charge upon Our Hands": Assisting the Families of Confederate Soldiers in Texas, 1861-1865p. 246
On the Edge of First Freedoms: Black Texans and the Civil Warp. 268
Feed the Troops or Fight the Drought: The Dilemma Texas Beef Contractors Faced in 1861-1865p. 287
Distress, Discontent, and Dissent: Colorado County, Texas, during the Civil Warp. 301
List of Contributorsp. 317
Indexp. 326
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