The Civil War in Texas: An Exhibit from the Texas State Library and Archives

Before the War | 1860: Big Trouble | Secession! | 1861: Opening Act | Dissent

1862: Fiery Trial | 1863: The Tide Turns | 1864: No Way Out | End of the Ordeal | Further Reading

For Further Reading

Passionate Nation: The Epic History of Texas, by James L. Haley. Free Press, 2006.

Civil War Texas, by Ralph A. Wooster. Texas State Historical Association, 1999.

Texas: The Dark Corner of the Confederacy, edited by B.P. Galloway. University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Kirby Smith’s Confederacy, by Robert L. Kerby. Columbia University Press, 1972.

The Civil War in the American West, by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. Alfred A. Knopf, 1991.

Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston, by Edward Cotham, Jr. University of Texas Press, 1998.

Frontier Defense in the Civil War, by David Paul Smith. Texas A&M University Press, 1992.

Civil War and Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier, by Jerry Thompson and Lawrence T. Jones III, Texas State Historical Association, 2004.

Brush Men and Vigilantes: Civil War Dissent in Texas, by David Pickering and Judy Falls. Texas A&M University Press, 2000.

Camp Ford, by Dr. Robert W. Glover and Randal B. Gilbert. Smith County Historical Society, 1989.

“A Dark and Bloody Ground: The Incident on the Nueces,” by Mary Clare. Civil War Magazine, October 1998.

A Political Labyrinth: Texas in the Civil War, by Nancy Head Bowen. Thesis, Rice University, 1974.

A Social and Economic History of Texas in the Civil War and Reconstruction Periods, by Vera Lea Dugas. Dissertation, University of Texas, 1963.

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