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The seventh star of the Confederacy : Texas during the Civil War / edited by Kenneth W. Howell.

Contributor(s): Howell, Kenneth Wayne, 1967-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: War and the Southwest series: no. 10.Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 348 p. : illus. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781574412598 (cloth : alk. paper); 1574412590 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 | Texas -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Contents:
Pt. 1. A historical overview of Texas and the Civil War -- The impact of new studies about Texas and Texans on Civil War historiography / by Alwyn Barr -- The Civil War and the Lone Star State: a brief overview / by Archie McDonald -- pt. 2. The time for compromise has passed -- Explaining the causes of the Civil War: a Texas perspective / by James Smallwood -- The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas, 1858-1861: an analysis of the First (Military) Degree Knights / by Linda Hudson -- pt. 3. In sight of my enemy -- Frontier defense: enlistment patterns for the Texas frontier regiments in the Civil War / by John W. Gorman -- Reckoning at the river: Unionists and Secessionists on the Nueces, August 10, 1862 / by Mary Jo O'Rear -- Without a fight: the eighty-four-day Union occupation of Galveston, Texas / by Donald Willett -- Nothing but disaster: the failure of Union plans to capture Texas / by Edward T. Cotham, Jr. -- Hide your daughters: the Yankees have arrived in the Coastal Bend, 1863 / by Charles D. Spurlin -- Red and White fighting the Blue: relations between Texans and Confederate Indians / by Charles D. Grear -- Defending the Lone Star: the Texas cavalry in the Red River campaign / by Gary D. Joiner -- Prison City, Camp Ford: largest Confederate prisoner-of-war camp in the Trans-Mississippi / by James Smallwood -- pt. 4. Political, social, and cultural life during the war -- The Confederate governors of Texas / by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr. -- A sacred charge upon our hands: assisting the families of Confederate soldiers in Texas, 1861-1865 / by Vicki Betts -- On the edge of first freedoms: Black Texans and the Civil War / by Ronald E. Goodwin and Bruce A. Glasrud -- Feed the troops or fight the drought: the dilemma Texas beef contractors faced in 1861-1865 / by Carol Taylor -- Distress, discontent, and dissent: Colorado County, Texas, during the Civil War / by Bill Stein.
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E580 .G74 2010 Why Texans fought in the Civil War / E580 .J49 2002 Texas in the Confederacy : E580 .P54 2000 Brush men & vigilantes : E580 .S43 2009 The seventh star of the Confederacy : E580 .T46 Ten more Texans in gray / E580 .W44 2008 A civil war tragedy : E580 .W7 Texas in the war, 1861-1865 /

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. 1. A historical overview of Texas and the Civil War -- The impact of new studies about Texas and Texans on Civil War historiography / by Alwyn Barr -- The Civil War and the Lone Star State: a brief overview / by Archie McDonald -- pt. 2. The time for compromise has passed -- Explaining the causes of the Civil War: a Texas perspective / by James Smallwood -- The Knights of the Golden Circle in Texas, 1858-1861: an analysis of the First (Military) Degree Knights / by Linda Hudson -- pt. 3. In sight of my enemy -- Frontier defense: enlistment patterns for the Texas frontier regiments in the Civil War / by John W. Gorman -- Reckoning at the river: Unionists and Secessionists on the Nueces, August 10, 1862 / by Mary Jo O'Rear -- Without a fight: the eighty-four-day Union occupation of Galveston, Texas / by Donald Willett -- Nothing but disaster: the failure of Union plans to capture Texas / by Edward T. Cotham, Jr. -- Hide your daughters: the Yankees have arrived in the Coastal Bend, 1863 / by Charles D. Spurlin -- Red and White fighting the Blue: relations between Texans and Confederate Indians / by Charles D. Grear -- Defending the Lone Star: the Texas cavalry in the Red River campaign / by Gary D. Joiner -- Prison City, Camp Ford: largest Confederate prisoner-of-war camp in the Trans-Mississippi / by James Smallwood -- pt. 4. Political, social, and cultural life during the war -- The Confederate governors of Texas / by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr. -- A sacred charge upon our hands: assisting the families of Confederate soldiers in Texas, 1861-1865 / by Vicki Betts -- On the edge of first freedoms: Black Texans and the Civil War / by Ronald E. Goodwin and Bruce A. Glasrud -- Feed the troops or fight the drought: the dilemma Texas beef contractors faced in 1861-1865 / by Carol Taylor -- Distress, discontent, and dissent: Colorado County, Texas, during the Civil War / by Bill Stein.

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Kenneth W. Howell is an assistant professor at Prairie View A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in history form Texas A&M University and also taught there as a visiting assistant professor. He is the author of Texas Confederate , Reconstruction Governor: James Webb Throckmorton and coauthor of The Devil's Triangle: Ben Bickerstaff, Northeast Texans, and the War of Reconstruction in Texas and Beyond Myths and Legends: A Narrative History of Texas .

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