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All afire to fight : the untold tale of the Civil War's Ninth Texas Cavalry / Martha L. Crabb.

By: Crabb, Martha L, 1928-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Post Road Press, 2000Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxxv, 423 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 038097794X (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780380977949 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 9th | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories | Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental historiesDDC classification: 973.7/464
Contents:
All Afire to Fight Yankee Indians The Seat of War A West Point General Infantrymen Cannon Fodder Horses! Horses! Glorious Tennessee Guard Duty A Texas Ranger Stalling Sherman Paying the Piper Riding with Forrest Duty Done
Summary: Uses letters, journal entries, family stories, and official war records to chronicle the experiences of the soldiers who served in the Ninth Texas Cavalry during the Civil War.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-410) and index.

Chapter 1 All Afire to Fight 1 -- Chapter 2 Yankee Indians 15 -- Chapter 3 The Seat of War 43 -- Chapter 4 A West Point General 55 -- Chapter 5 Infantrymen 86 -- Chapter 6 Cannon Fodder 107 -- Chapter 7 Horses! Horses! 125 -- Chapter 8 Glorious Tennessee 144 -- Chapter 9 Guard Duty 162 -- Chapter 10 A Texas Ranger 190 -- Chapter 11 Stalling Sherman 212 -- Chapter 12 Paying the Piper 241 -- Chapter 13 Riding with Forrest 259 -- Chapter 14 Duty Done 284.

Uses letters, journal entries, family stories, and official war records to chronicle the experiences of the soldiers who served in the Ninth Texas Cavalry during the Civil War.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Martha Crabb is the archivist at the Moore County Historical Museum. A student of the Western theater of the Civil War for thirty years, she has previously been active in and continues to support the H.B. Simpson History Complex (formerly, the Confederate Research Center), the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, the Panhandle Archaeological Society, and the Texas Archaeological Society.

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