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Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy

B. P. Gallaway

Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy

Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Third Edition)

by B. P. Gallaway

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local history,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Texas - Local History,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History,
  • Sources,
  • Texas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905027M
    ISBN 100803221487
    ISBN 109780803221482
    OCLC/WorldCa28927922

    Texas, Dark Corner of the Confederacy, Ed. by B. P. Gallaway, University of Nebraska Press, Trail Drivers of Texas, ed by J. Marvin Hunter, . The Texas Flag Code assigns the following symbolism to the colors of the Texas flag: blue stands for loyalty, white for purity, and red for bravery. The code also states that the single (lone) star "represents ALL of Texas and stands for our unity as one for God, State, and Country."The idea of the single red stripe and single white stripe actually dates back to the short-lived Republic of Adopted: Janu (by the Republic .

    Far from Washington and Richmond and the killing fields of the east, this dark corner of the Confederacy has a rich history of Civil War photography. One of the superbly talented photographic artists operating in Matamoros and Brownsville during this epic era was a Prussian named Louis de Planque.   Texas textbooks and the truth about the Confederacy Texas is right: We should teach kids about Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy. But let's tell the whole story.

      Click here for a fairly comprehensive bibliography on Smith County, Texas, during the Civil War. It includes citations to journal articles and books, and links to online resources. The first section deals with the Civil War in general, followed by sections on the secession crisis, Camp Ford POW camp, the ordnance works in Tyler, and units raised in Smith County, . TEXAS CONFEDERATE Texas Confederate Home began as a project of the John B. Hood Camp of United Confederate Veterans, which obtained a charter from the state on Novem The camp's main purpose was to establish a home for disabled and indigent Confederate veterans.


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The title of the book is a comment from a "southern belle" named Kate Stone who moved from Mississippi to Texas during the war. She was not impressed with the land and the Texans she observed because of their "rough manners and looks", thus she called the state "the dark corner of the Confederacy".

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She was not impressed with the land and the Texans she observed because of their "rough manners and looks", thus she called the state "the dark corner of the Dark Corner of the Confederacy book Confederacy". Mr/5. Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Book): In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote Texas in Texas she had certainly found a dark corner of the ;Excerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve.

In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote that in Texas she had certainly found "a dark corner of the Confederacy." Excerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collapse of the Confederacy, by civilians as well as soldiers in all parts of the state 5/5(1).

In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote that in Texas she had certainly found "a dark corner of the Confederacy." Excerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collapse of the Confederacy, by Pages: Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallaway, B.P.

Dark corner of the Confederacy. Dubuque, Iowa, W.C. Brown Book Co. Texas: The Dark Corner of the Confederacy, edited by B.P. Galloway. University of Nebraska Press, University of Nebraska Press, Kirby Smith’s Confederacy, by Robert L.

Kerby. This listing is for a softcover book by B.P. Gallaway titled "The Dark Corner of the Confederacy". SIGNED. 2nd edition.

Published in by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. Softcover book is in Very Good condition. This would be a great addition to any Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Texas, The Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War.

[B P Gallaway; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries);] -- Collection of forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collaspe of the Confederacy chronicling the Civil War in Texas.

Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Third Edition) by B P Gallaway (Editor) starting at $ Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Third Edition) has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Texas, the dark corner of the Confederacy: contemporary accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War / edited by B.P. Gallaway. Contributor(s): Gallaway, B.

Material type: Text Publisher: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c Edition: 3rd ed. Texas declared its secession from the Union on February 1,and joined the Confederate States on March 2,after it replaced its governor, Sam Houston, when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the with those of other States, the Declaration was not recognized by the United States government at Washington.

Some Texan military units fought Capital: Austin. In the Book Texas: Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War, B. Gallaway presents a concise summary of Texas settlement immediately before the Civil War: "The Lone Star State was a land of paradoxes during the war years.

Her diverse social and economic structure was greatly complicated by. Eugene C. Murdock Marietta CoUege The Dark Corner of the Confederacy. Edited by B. Gallaway. (Dubuque, Ia.: William C. Brown, Pp. xvi, $) The subtitle of this soft-cover volume teUs the purpose of the compüation—Accounts of Civil War Texas as Told by Contemporaries.

{{Citation | title=The dark corner of the Confederacy: accounts of Civil War Texas as told by contemporaries. / Edited by B. Gallaway | author1=Gallaway, B. P | year= |. Civil War: “Texas: The 7th Star of the Confederacy” “The Yankee Invasion of Texas” “Confederates on the Caney” “Texas: The Dark Corner of the Confederacy” “From Gaine’s Mill to Appamatox” “Blood and Treasure” “The 5th Column” “RIP Ford’s Texas” “Terry’s Texas Rangers” “Sabers and Swords on the Rio.

Texas, often referred to as “the dark corner of the Confederacy,” had few Civil War battles, and those that did take place in the state were almost all confined along the coast.

Perhaps the most important was the defense of Galveston, the primary port. Texas, the western border of the confederacy, was rich in cotton and sugar plantations, had established trade with Mexico, and its open ports made Texas an important state in the civil war.

Approximat Texans served in the military during the war and distinguished themselves in the Battles of Antietam and Gettysburg. This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County.

The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.On February 1,delegates at the Texas Secession Convention elected to leave the Union.

The people of Texas supported the actions of the convention in a statewide referendum, paving the way for the state to secede and to officially become the seventh state in the Confederacy. Soon the Texans found themselves engaged in a bloody and prolonged civil war against their .