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Blacks in Civil War Texas: Views from the Eyes of the Oppressed ... __ "Traditionally, Texas' Civil War experiences excluded those of black slaves even though they were also first-hand witnesses." A short overview. - From suite101.com - http://us-civil-war.suite101.com/article.cfm/blacks_in_civil_war_texas
 

Civil War Monuments - Texas Historical Commission __ "In November 1961, the Texas Civil War Centennial Commission and the Texas State Historical Survey Committee initiated a commemorative series of monuments by dedicating the first and largest of the original monuments at the Vicksburg National Military Park (Mississippi)."  Learn about this organization and their efforts to place Texas War monuments in state and out. - illustrated - From thc.state.tx.us - http://www.thc.state.tx.us/militarysites/milcivwr.shtml

 

Civil War Rosters - Texas__ "This is a directory of Civil War Rosters/Muster Rolls that have been found on the internet. Since only 50-60% of all rosters are on the internet, some units will not be listed." - From Unknown - http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/3680/cw/cw-tx.html

 

Civil War Traveler - Texas __ Texas Civil War battlefields and sites with descriptions and images. - illustrated - From civilwartraveler.com - http://www.civilwartraveler.com/TRANS/TX/

 

A Declaration of the Causes which Impel the State of Texas to Secede from the Federal Union. __ Full text of the secession document. - From utk.edu - http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/reasons.html#Texas 

 

 

 

Handbook of Texas Online - CIVIL WAR __ You will find a good overview of the Civil War in Texas. - From tshaonline.org - http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/CC/qdc2.html

 

Major Civil War battles in Texas __ "Although there were many skirmishes in Texas during the Civil War and the state provided men and supplies to the Confederacy, there were only five major battles. These five were Sabine Pass 1, Sabine Pass 2, Galveston 1 and Galveston 2 and Palmetto Ranch. Each of these locations involved major ports or entry areas into the state."  An essay about them. - From essortment.com - http://www.essortment.com/all/civilwarbattle_rlev.htm  

 

Texans in the Civil War __ You will find a partial list of names, biographies and cemetery information. - From Randall Howald - http://www.angelfire.com/tx/RandysTexas/  

 

Texas in the American Civil War __ "The state of Texas declared its secession from the United States on February 1, 1861, and joined the Confederate States of America on March 2, 1861, replacing its governor, Sam Houston, when he refused to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_in_the_American_Civil_War

 

 

Texas Civil War Battle Palmito Ranch Last Battle American Civil War __ An overview of the last battle of the Civil War and links to additional resources. - americancivilwar.com - http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/tx/tx005.html

 

Texas Civil War Battlefield Map __ Static map of battlefield sites in Texas. - From accessgenealogy.com - http://www.accessgenealogy.com/texas/txciv.htm

 

Texas During The Civil War __ A detailed history of Texas during the Civil War. - From texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org - http://www.texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/wortham/4345.htm 

 
Texas in the Civil War Homepage __ You will find an index of Confederate Regimental histories from Texas along with links to other Confederate states. - From Tarleton State University - http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/CStx.html  

 


Texas Civil War Map of Battles __ You will find click-to-read histories, locations of battles, flags and more. - illustrated - From americancivilwar.com - http://americancivilwar.com/statepic/tx.html  
 
Union Regiments - Texas __ Organization and service history of Texas military units. - From The Civil War Archive - http://www.civilwararchive.com/uniontx.htm

 

The War for Southern Independence The Civil War in Texas __ A largely commercial site there is still a lot of good information.  Use links upper right to access. - From researchonline.net - http://www.researchonline.net/txcw/index.htm
 

 

 

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