The fate of Texas : the Civil War and the Lone Star State / edited by Charles D. Grear. - Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2008. - xxi, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. - The Civil War in the West . - Civil War in the West. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-256) and index.

Texas, Jefferson Davis, and Confederate national strategy / Joseph G. Dawson III -- Warriors, husbands, and fathers: Confederate soldiers and their families / Richard Lowe -- "If we should succeed in driving the enemy back out of my native state": why Texans fought East of the Mississippi River during the Civil War / Charles D. Grear -- The price of liberty: the great hanging at Gainesville / Richard B. McCaslin -- The Civil War and the lives of Texas women / Angela Boswell -- Slaves taken to Texas for safekeeping during the Civil War / Dale Baum -- New perspectives on Texas Germans and the Confederacy / Walter B. Kamphoefner -- After the surrender: the postwar experiences of Confederate veterans in Harrison County, Texas / Randolph B. Campbell -- "I seemed to have no thought of the past, present, or future": Texans react to Confederate defeat / Carl H. Moneyhon -- Causes lost but not forgotten: George Washington Littlefield, Jefferson Davis, and Confederate memories at the University of Texas at Austin / Alexander Mendoza -- "Tell it like it was": Texas, the Civil War, and public history / Julie Holcomb.

A collection of eleven essays that explore various topics associated with the Civil War and the state of Texas including the lives of Texas women during the war, slavery, and postwar experiences of Confederate veterans.

9781557288837 (cloth : alk. paper) 1557288836 (cloth : alk. paper)

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War and society--Texas.


Texas--History--Social aspects.--Civil War, 1861-1865
Texas--History--1846-1950.
United States--History--Social aspects.--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Influence.--Civil War, 1861-1865

E580 / .F37 2008

973.7/464

HI.F 3/178-8:F 37/2008