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Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom

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On the eve of the Civil War, Galveston was a jewel of the Gulf Coast--a booming city with a fine natural harbor and all the commerce, culture and improvements that attended it. Galveston was also home to the largest slave market west of New Orleans and a hotbed of secessionist sentiment. Once the war started, Galveston became the focus of Union efforts to take Texas and Confederate efforts to defend it. Through the voice of its people, this lively book relates the interesting and important role the Island City played during ...

Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom 2012, History Press (SC), Charleston

ISBN-13: 9781609492830

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Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom 2012, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540205957

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