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CONTENTS—TEXAS.

CHAPTER I. The State of Texas in 1860—Unfavorable Political Conditions—Election of Governor Runnels in 1857—Secession and the African Slave Trade Agitated—Election of Governor Houston in 1859—His Opposition to Separate State Action

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CHAPTER II. The Agitation and Action after the Election of Abraham Lincoln, President—Calls upon Governor Houston to Convene the Legislature—Speeches For and Against State Action—Call for a Convention by Citizens—Governor Houston Convenes the Legislature—Co-operation of States Advocated as a Diversion from Separate State Action—The Legislature and Convention Meet—Ordinance of Secession Passed—Committee on Safety Appointed to Take the Federal Property

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CHAPTER III. The Committee on Public Safety Appoints a Sub-Committee to Confer with General Twiggs—Col. Ben McCulloch to Raise a Force for the Northwestern Frontier—Col. John S. Ford to Raise a Force to Go to the Lower Rio Grande—Instructions Given Them, and They Set About Their Duties—Secession Submitted to a Vote of the People—Delegates Elected to the Convention at Montgomery—General Twiggs Issues an Order of Surrender—Thanks by the Convention

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CHAPTER IV. Convention Reassembles—Returns of Election Counted—Independence Declared—Governor Houston Posts the Vote March 4th—Provisional Constitution Ratified—Committee Sent to the Governor—His Answer—A Resolution Continuing the State Government—All Officers to Take Official Oath—Governor and Secretary Refuse to Take It—Ed Clark Declared Governor—Governor Houston Retires—He Publishes His Protest Effect of the Vote on Secession—General Houston Disclaims Intention to Resist Colonel Waite—Convention Adjourns—Leading Men that Went to the Army

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CHAPTER V. Proceedings of the Legislature—The Expedition of Colonel Ford to the Rio Grande—Colonel Van Dorn Comes to Texas—He Finishes the Capture and Surrender of Federal Troops—Their Embarkation—Other Commanders Go to New Mexico and to Indian Territory—Governor Clark Assists in Raising Troops

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CHAPTER VI. Brigadier-General Hébert Assumes Command—Troops Raised for the Defense of the Coast—The Blockade—Troops for Arkansas—Troops at Arkansas Post—Battles of Oak Hills and Elkhorn—Forces Transferred to Mississippi—Troops Sent to Tennessee and to Virginia, to the Lower Rio Grande, and to New Mexico and Arizona—Organization of Confederate Government—Members of Congress Elected—Message of Governor Clark

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CHAPTER VII. Francis R. Lubbock, Governor—His Message Recommends Appropriation for Raising Troops—Reorganization of the Militia—Military Board Created—Hospital Fund—County Court to Levy Taxes—Effort to Have a Northeast Sub-District—Brig.-Gen. H. E. McCulloch Assumes Command in It—Difficulty of Raising Infantry—Cavalry Easily Raised—A Number of Infantry Regiments Sent to Arkansas and Form a Division—Capture of Arkansas Post—Regiment Sent to Indian Territory—Battle at Poison Spring—Troops Sent to Mississippi and Tennessee—Regiments and Battalions Retained in Texas—State Troops—Martial Law—Conscription—Troops for Rio Grande

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CHAPTER VIII. Frontier Protection—Galveston Shelled—Conscription—Evacuation of Sabine Pass—Yellow Fever—Evacuation of Galveston, October, 1862—Defense of Port Lavaca

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CHAPTER IX. Military Condition Explained—General Magruder Assumes Command of the District of Texas—The Battle of Galveston—Signal Defeat of the Enemy

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CHAPTER X. A Famous Naval Exploit—Capture of Federal Vessels off Sabine Pass—A Lady s Description—Engagement at Lighthouse, Sabine Pass—Defense of St. Joseph's Island

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CHAPTER XI. Movement of Troops from Arkansas to Northern Louisiana—The Engagements There—Gen. E. Kirby Smith Assumes Command of the Trans-Mississippi Department—Headquarters Moved to Shreveport—Mails Superintended by Dr. J. H. Starr—Sabine Pass—Federal Preparations to Capture It—Splendid Naval Battle in its Defense

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CHAPTER XII. Home Supplies by Home Industry—The Collection of Army Supplies—Salt Manufacture—Iron Works—Penitentiary Cloth—Its Distribution—A New Military Board—Purchase and Importation of Cotton—Gunshops and Armory—Large Prison Camp near Tyler—Operations of Military Board—Disposition of Hospital Fund

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CHAPTER XIII. Fort Brown Evacuated—General Banks' Expedition on the Texas Coast—Occupation of Corpus Christi and Other Ports—Departure of Banks—August Election, 1863—Military and Other Operations Continued—Frontier Protection—Expedition Against the Federals on the Rio Grande—"The Last Battle of the War"

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CHAPTER XIV. Texas Troops in Service in Other Southern States—The Battles of Shiloh, Vicksburg and Chickamauga—Texas Troops in Louisiana and Arkansas—Engagements at Camp Bisland, Berwick's Bay, Fordoche, Bayou Bourbeau, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, and Jenkins' Ferry

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CHAPTER XV. Texas Troops in Arkansas and Louisiana Move Southward—Changes and Promotions—No More Battles—Camp Grice—News of the Surrender of Gen. R. E. Lee—Gens. Kirby Smith, Magruder, and Forney Address the Soldiers—The "Break Up" and Travel Home—Surrender—Its Terms—Texas Generals and Colonels—Albert Sidney Johnston a Texas Officer

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CHAPTER XVI. The Texas Citizen Soldier His Education as a Soldier Indian Fights Early Combats in Texas and Mexico The Texas Yell Its Effect A Statue of a Texas Soldier The Significance of the War Between the States The Two Reconstructions The Present National Government How Another War may be Averted

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APPENDIX 150-221
BIOGRAPHICAL 223

ILLUSTRATIONS TEXAS.

FACING PAGE.
BAGBY, ARTHUR P 252
BEE, HAMILTON P 225
DEBRAY, XAVIER B 233
ECTOR, MATTHEW D 252
GANG, RICHARD M 233
GRANBURY, HIRAM B 252
GREEN, THOMAS 233
GREER, ELKANAH 233
GREGG, JOHN 252
HARDEMAN, W. P 233
HARRISON, JAMES E 252
HARRISON, THOMAS 252
HOGG, JOSEPH L 233
LANE, WALTER P 233
MAXEY, SaMUEL B 233
McCuLLocH, BEN 233
MCCULLOCH, HENRY E 233
MOORE, JOHN C 225
ROBERTS, ORIN M 1
ROBERTSON, FELIX H 225
ROBERTSON, JEROME B 233
Ross, LAWRENCE S 233
STEELE, WILLIAM 225
SCURRY, WILLIAM R 225
TEXAS AND TRANS MISSISSIPPI (Map) Between pages 222 and 223
WATERHOUSE, RICHARD 252
WAUL, THOMAS N 252
WHARTON, JOHN A 225
WHITFIELD, JOHN W 252
WIGFALL, Louis T 252
YOUNG, WILLIAM H 225

CONTENTS—FLORIDA.

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CHAPTER I. Secession of the State Proceedings of the Convention Early Events at Pensacola Union with the Confederate States First Preparations for War

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CHAPTER II. Federal Strength in Florida Reinforcement of Fort Pickens Confederate Troops Called Out for Pensacola Destruction of the Judah Fight on Santa Rosa Island-Bombardment of Fort McRee Evacuation of Pensacola Other Events of the Period

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CHAPTER III. Organization of Regiments Second Infantry Third Infantry Fourth Infantry First Cavalry Second Cavalry Marion Light Artillery Events of 1862 and 1863.

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CHAPTER IV. The Olustee Campaign Formidable Federal Movement Design to Establish a New State Government Concentration of Confederate Forces Crushing Defeat of the Enemy Operations Following the Battle

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CHAPTER V. Organization of the District of Florida in the Spring and Summer of 1864 Palatka, Welaka and Fort Butler Withdrawal of Troops to Virginia Fights with Gunboats on the St. John s Renewed Federal Activity Battle of Palatka Evacuation of Camp Milton and Baldwin Battle of Gainesville

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CHAPTER VI. Further Operations in the Fall of 1864 Federal Incursion to Marianna Green Cove Springs Raid to Milton Fight near Braddock Farm Near Cedar Keys-Natural Bridge The Closing Scenes

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CHAPTER VII. Florida Troops in the Army of Northern Virginia Second Regiment on the Peninsula Perry’s Brigade Battle of Gettysburg Finegan s Brigade

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CHAPTER VIII. Florida Troops in the Western Army The First Infantry Third Infantry Fourth Infantry Stovall’s Brigade at Chickamauga First Cavalry Sixth Infantry-Seventh Infantry Trigg s Brigade at Chickamauga Finley’s Brigade

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APPENDIX 188
BIOGRAPHICAL 193

ILLUSTRATIONS FLORIDA.

FACING PAGE.
ANDERSON, J. PATTON 205
BREVARD, THEODORE W 205
BULLOCK, ROBERT 205
DAVIS, W. G. M 205
DICKISON, J. J 1
FINEGAN, JOSEPH 205
FINLEY, JESSE J 205
FLORIDA, MAP OF Between pages 192 and 193
LORING, WILLIAM W 205
MILLER, WILLIAM 205
OCEAN POND, BATTLEFIELD OF (Map) 65
PERRY, EDWARD A 205
SHOUP, FRANCIS A 205
SMITH, MARTIN L 205
WALTER, WILLIAM S 205