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The Yankee invasion of Texas / Stephen A. Townsend.

By: Townsend, Stephen A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Canseco-Keck history series: no. 8.Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 189 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1585444871 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781585444878 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- CampaignsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Yankee invasion of Texas.DDC classification: 973.7/3/09764 Other classification: 15.85
Contents:
To plant the flag in Texas -- The finest campaign of the war -- Fall back and save the cotton -- The Red River beckons -- The cavalry of the West -- Troubles south of the border -- The war ends in Texas -- War and the lower Rio Grande valley.
Summary: Stephen A. Townsend carefully traces the actions -- and inaction -- of the Union forces from the capture of Brownsville by troops under Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, through the advance up the coast with the help of Union Loyalists, until General Ulysses S. Grant ordered the abandonment of all of Texas except Brownsville in March 1864.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-182) and index.

To plant the flag in Texas -- The finest campaign of the war -- Fall back and save the cotton -- The Red River beckons -- The cavalry of the West -- Troubles south of the border -- The war ends in Texas -- War and the lower Rio Grande valley.

Stephen A. Townsend carefully traces the actions -- and inaction -- of the Union forces from the capture of Brownsville by troops under Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, through the advance up the coast with the help of Union Loyalists, until General Ulysses S. Grant ordered the abandonment of all of Texas except Brownsville in March 1864.

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Stephen A. Townsend teaches history at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas.

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