Reynolds, Donald E., 1931-

Texas terror : the slave insurrection panic of 1860 and the secession of the lower South / Donald E. Reynolds. - Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2007. - xii, 237 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. - Conflicting worlds . - Conflicting worlds. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-230) and index.

What is in the wind? -- Red torch over our land -- Better to hang ninety-nine innocent men -- Savage deeds of blood and carnage -- Great news from Texas -- A thousand rumors -- Who is William H. Bailey? -- The mortal enemy of the south -- Conclusions of a mad people.

9780807132838 (cloth : alk. paper) 0807132837 (cloth : alk. paper)

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Slave insurrections--History--Texas--19th century.
Panic--Social aspects--History--Texas--19th century.
Antislavery movements--History--Texas--19th century.
Slavery--History--Texas--19th century.
Vigilance committees--History--Texas--19th century.
Slave insurrections--Political aspects--History--Texas--19th century.
Secession--Texas.


Texas--Race relations--History--19th century.
Texas--Social conditions--19th century.
Texas--Politics and government--1846-1865.

E445.T47 / R49 2007

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