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A civil war tragedy : Quantrill's guerillas and the 1864 triple hanging in Tyler, Texas / by James Wilkins with Bob and Doris Bowman.

By: Wilkins, James.
Contributor(s): Bowman, Bob, 1936- | Bowman, Doris, 1939-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Bob and Doris Bowman East Texas history series: Publisher: Nacogdoches, Texas : Lufkin, Texas : East Texas Historical Association; Best of East Texas Publishers, 2008Description: 181 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781878096937; 1878096931.Other title: Quantrill's guerillas and the 1864 triple hanging in Tyler, Texas.Subject(s): Guerrillas -- Texas | Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 | Read, James Lawrence, d. 1864 | McReynolds, James Monroe, 1820-1864 | Holcomb, Joseph, d. 1864 | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Texas -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Violence -- Texas -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 973.7 Wi
Contents:
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.
Summary: Emphasis on north east Texas region, especially McKinney and Sherman.
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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.

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