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Civil War and revolution on the Rio Grande frontier : a narrative and photographic history / Jerry Thompson and Lawrence T. Jones III.

By: Thompson, Jerry D.
Contributor(s): Jones, Lawrence T.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin : Texas State Historical Association, c2004Description: 174 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm.ISBN: 0876112017 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780876112014 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas | Frontier and pioneer life -- Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) | Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Texas | Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- History -- 19th century | Mexican-American Border Region -- History -- 19th century | Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works | Rio Grande Valley (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works | Mexican-American Border Region -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: 973.7/13/097644
Contents:
Secession and Civil War -- Bluecoats on the Rio Grande -- Confederate cavalry of the West -- Long road to Palmito Ranch -- Bloody sieges and border raids -- Imperial dreams and republican triumphs -- The great storm of 1867 and the end of an era.
Summary: Civil War and Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier contains more than 125 of the best images taken by De Planque and other photographers, the vast majority having never been published. From numerous archives and private collections, these images include everything from the destruction following the killer hurricane of 1867 to gripping views of the heart-wrenching hanging of an American army deserter and three unfortunate followers of Cortina, who happened to get caught on the wrong side of the river.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-168) and index.

Secession and Civil War -- Bluecoats on the Rio Grande -- Confederate cavalry of the West -- Long road to Palmito Ranch -- Bloody sieges and border raids -- Imperial dreams and republican triumphs -- The great storm of 1867 and the end of an era.

Civil War and Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier contains more than 125 of the best images taken by De Planque and other photographers, the vast majority having never been published. From numerous archives and private collections, these images include everything from the destruction following the killer hurricane of 1867 to gripping views of the heart-wrenching hanging of an American army deserter and three unfortunate followers of Cortina, who happened to get caught on the wrong side of the river.

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