Wooster, Robert.

Lone Star Blue and Gray : Essays on Texas and the Civil War - College Station : Texas State Historical Assn Press, 2015. - 1 online resource (448 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

CONTENTS; Introduction, Ralph A. Wooster and Robert Wooster; Part I: Beginnings ; Civil War Texas: A Review of the Historical Literature ; Memory, the Texas Revolution, and Secession: The Birth ofConfederate Nationalism in the Lone Star State, Andrew F. Lang; "Embarrassing Situation": David E. Twiggs and the Surrender ofUnited States Forces in Texas, 1861, Jeanne T. Heidler; Part II: Home Fronts ; A "Very Muddy and Conflicting" View: The Civil War as Seen fromAustin, Texas, David C. Humphrey; Slaves and Rebels: The Peculiar Institution in Texas, 1861-1865, James Marten Pendleton Murrah and States' Rights in Civil War Texas, John MorettaGone from Texas and Trading with the Enemy: New Perspectiveson Civil War West Texas, Glen Sample Ely; Part III: War Fronts ; Texas Coastal Defense, 1861-1865, Alwyn Barr; A Texas Cavalry Raid: Reaction to Black Soldiers and Contrabands, Anne J. Bailey; To Defend the Sacred Soil of Texas: Tom Green and the TexasCavalry in the Red River Campaign of 1864, Gary Joiner; Part IV: The Soldiers ; Texans in the Union Army, 1861-1865, Frank H. Smyrl The Social and Cultural Dynamics of Soldiering in Hood's TexasBrigade, Charles E. BrooksFighting for the Confederacy: The White Male Population ofHarrison County in the Civil War, Randolph B. Campbell; Part V: Meanings of the War ; "For Our Own Best Interests": Nineteenth-Century Laredo Tejanos, Military Service, and the Development of American Nationalism, Alexander Mendoza; Sarah Devereux: A Study in Southern Femininity, Joleene Maddox Snider; When General Albert Sidney Johnston Came Home to Texas: ReconstructionPolitics and the Reburial of a Hero, Jerry Thompson

Ralph A. Wooster was named Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus by Lamar University in 2006. Author or editor of eleven books, including Civil War Texas: A History and a Guide (TSHA, 1999), Wooster is also co-author of Texas & Texans, a widely used seventh grade history text now in its sixth edition. He is a fellow and past president of the Texas State Historical Association and the East Texas Historical Association, as well as recipient of numerous teaching awards.  Robert Wooster is Regents Professor of History at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, where he has taught since 1986. A Fellow and past president of the Texas State Historical Association, he has received several teaching awards and is author, editor, or co-editor of fourteen books, most recently The American Military Frontiers: The United States Army in the West, 1783-1900, which received the Western History Association's Robert M. Utley Award.

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Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.


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