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Texas terror : the slave insurrection panic of 1860 and the secession of the lower South / Donald E. Reynolds.

By: Reynolds, Donald E, 1931-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Conflicting worlds: Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2007Description: xii, 237 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780807132838 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807132837 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Slave insurrections -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Panic -- Social aspects -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Antislavery movements -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Slavery -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | Vigilance committees -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- Social conditions -- 19th century | Slave insurrections -- Political aspects -- Texas -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- Politics and government -- 1846-1865 | Secession -- TexasAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Texas terror.DDC classification: 973.7/11409764
Contents:
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.
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E445 .T47 R49 2007 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001941962

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.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p>Donald E. Reynolds is the author of Editors Make War: Southern Newspapers in the Secession Crisis and Professor Mayo's College: A History of East Texas State University. Professor emeritus of history at Texas A&M, Commerce, he lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.</p>

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