Wilkins, James.

A civil war tragedy : Quantrill's guerillas and the 1864 triple hanging in Tyler, Texas / Quantrill's guerillas and the 1864 triple hanging in Tyler, Texas by James Wilkins with Bob and Doris Bowman. - Nacogdoches, Texas : Lufkin, Texas : East Texas Historical Association; Best of East Texas Publishers, 2008. - 181 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Bob and Doris Bowman East Texas history series . - Bob and Doris Bowman East Texas history series. .

Introduction -- Quantrill comes to Texas -- Back to Texas -- Guerillas on the loose -- Making friends -- The Missouri capitol in Texas -- The Lady Paul Revere [Sophia Butt]-- A violent Christmas week -- A search, a trial, and a shootout -- Flight to the prairie [Four Mile Prairie] -- The McReynolds-Read Alliance -- A vengeful mob rides -- The hanging at Tyler -- The breakup of Quantrill's men -- The trial and murder of Bol Hubbard -- Reconstruction: more violence -- The murder of a Norwegian [Wilhelm Warenskjold]-- Charlie Read's hanging -- Another son, another murder [George McReynolds] -- God and Jeff Davis -- The James and Younger brothers [Frank and Jesse James] [Cole, Bob, John, and Jim Younger]-- The saga of Bloody Bill [William T. Anderson] -- A Quantrill guerilla's romance with Belle Starr [Myra Maybelle Shirley] -- Reminders of a Civil War tragedy -- Quantrill's bones -- Selected bibliography.

Emphasis on north east Texas region, especially McKinney and Sherman.

9781878096937 1878096931


Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865.
Read, James Lawrence, d. 1864.
McReynolds, James Monroe, 1820-1864.
Holcomb, Joseph, d. 1864.


Guerrillas--Texas.
Violence--History--Texas--19th century.


United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Texas--History--19th century.
Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

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