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Sword of San Jacinto : a life of Sam Houston

Author: Marshall De Bruhl
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1993.
Series: Biographies (Booknotes); History (Booknotes)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Using new material, the author re-creates Houston as a frontiersman, soldier, and politician, plus his tumultuous personal life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Bruhl, Marshall.
Sword of San Jacinto.
New York : Random House, ©1993
(OCoLC)608060019
Online version:
De Bruhl, Marshall.
Sword of San Jacinto.
New York : Random House, ©1993
(OCoLC)622404258
Named Person: Sam Houston; Sam Houston
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marshall De Bruhl
ISBN: 0394576233 9780394576237 0679753028 9780679753025
OCLC Number: 26722249
Description: xiv, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Houstons of Virginia --
2. Coming of Age in Tennessee --
3. A Soldier's Life --
4. Congressman Houston --
5. Governor Houston --
6. The Wigwam Neosho --
7. The Emigrant --
8. The Texas Revolution --
9. Retreat to Glory --
10. Sam Jacinto --
President of the Republic of Texas --
11. A Disloyal Opposition --
12. A Second Term --
13. Our Union --
It Must Be Preserved --
14. The North, the South, and Texas --
15. The Jacksonian as Know-Nothing --
16. The End of the Battle.
Series Title: Biographies (Booknotes); History (Booknotes)
Responsibility: Marshall De Bruhl.
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Using new material, the author re-creates Houston as a frontiersman, soldier, and politician, plus his tumultuous personal life.

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