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New Orleans and the Texas Revolution

Author: Edward L Miller
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"One of the least known but most important battles of the Texas Revolution occurred not with arms but with words, not in Texas but in New Orleans. In the fall of 1835, Creole mercantile houses backed the opposition forces against Santa Anna. As a result, New Orleans capital, some $250,000 in loans, and New Orleans men and arms - two companies known as the New Orleans Greys - went to support the upstart Texans in
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Edward L.
New Orleans and the Texas Revolution.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)644160343
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Miller
ISBN: 1585443581 9781585443581
OCLC Number: 54349622
Description: xii, 275 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Archie P. McDonald --
Ch. 1. New Orleans in 1835 --
Ch. 2. Anfictiones --
Ch. 3. Nacogdoches land men --
Ch. 4. The big men --
Ch. 5. Immigrant soldiers --
Ch. 6. Disaster at Tampico --
Ch. 7. San Antonio de Bexar, La Bahia, and the Texas Navy --
Ch. 8. The Texas agency in New Orleans --
Ch. 9. A new government, military tragedy and triumph, and the Texas Navy --
Ch. 10. Confusion and the clash of the Texas agencies at New Orleans.
Responsibility: Edward L. Miller.
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In 1835, Creole mercantile houses backed the forces against Santa Anna. Edward L. Miller reconstructs this chain of events, confirming other historians in arguing that Texan leaders recognized the  Read more...

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