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Terrell's Texas Cavalry

Author: John W Spencer
Publisher: Burnet, Tex. : Eakin Press, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Trans-Mississippi in the Civil War has been largely neglected and Terrell's Texas Cavalry contains some fine research in this area. The book is an excellent history of the Texas Calvalry Regiments of Terrell, Likens, Buchel, and Herbert who served in Texas and fought General Banks in the Louisiana Red River Campaign. Without them the Confederates could not have turned back General Banks.
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Genre/Form: History
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Spencer, John W.
Terrell's Texas Cavalry.
Burnet, Tex. : Eakin Press, ©1982
(OCoLC)709532397
Named Person: Alexander Watkins Terrell; Alexander Watkins Terrell
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Spencer
ISBN: 0890153000 9780890153000
OCLC Number: 8575922
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: viii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: First regimental action --
Organization of the regiment --
Mutiny --
The delaying action and the battle of Mansfield --
The battle of Pleasant Hill --
The battle of Blair's landing --
Skirmishes after Blair's landing --
Monnett's ferry --
Battle of Lecompte --
Regimental move to Marksville --
Battle of Mansura --
Battle of yellow bayou --
Duty after yellow bayou --
Skirmishes at Morgan's ferry --
Terrell given brigade --
Fight at Morgan's ferry --
Fight on the Archafalaya --
Duty on the bayou Beouf --
Winter at Alexandria --
Liken's regiment transferred to Texas --
Furloughs --
Return to Texas --
Disbandment at Wild Cat Bluff --
Back to Shreveport --
Terrell promoted to Brigadier General --
Terrell goes on to Austin --
Terrell and other officers go to Mexico --
Terrell in Monterrey --
To Mexico City --
Maximilian --
Decision to return to Texas --
Alexander Watkins Terrell --
Sketches of the companies --
Regimental strength --
Company commanders --
Field and staff --
Roster of Terrell's regiment --
Gray's company --
Mullins' company --
Liken's regiment --
Yager's regiment --
Herbert's regiment --
Roster of Herbert's regiment --
Surrender terms of the trans-Mississippi department --
Letters by Generals E. Kirby Smith and J. B. Magruder.
Responsibility: by John W. Spencer.

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The Trans-Mississippi in the Civil War has been largely neglected and Terrell's Texas Cavalry contains some fine research in this area. The book is an excellent history of the Texas Calvalry Regiments of Terrell, Likens, Buchel, and Herbert who served in Texas and fought General Banks in the Louisiana Red River Campaign. Without them the Confederates could not have turned back General Banks.

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by texmexfla (WorldCat user published 2011-03-26) Very Good Permalink

The term unit history has been used because Terrell's Texas Cavalry Regiment (Sometimes known at the 34th and sometimes known as the 37th Texas Cavalry-Alexander's 2nd Partizan Rangers was also known as the 34th Texas Cavalry) and the brigade commanded by future Texas Governor A. W. Terrell are both...
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