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dark corner of the Confederacy

B. P. Gallaway

dark corner of the Confederacy

accounts of Civil War Texas as told by contemporaries.

by B. P. Gallaway

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Published by W. C. Brown Book Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by B. P. Gallaway.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391 .G17
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 188 p.
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5598013M
      LC Control Number68003870

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The title of the book is a comment from a "southern belle" named Kate Stone who moved from Mississippi to Texas during the war. She was not impressed with the land and the Texans she observed because of their "rough manners and looks", thus she called the state "the dark corner of the Confederacy".

Mr/5(7). Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-y /5.

In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote that in Texas she had certainly found "a dark corner of the Confederacy."øExcerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collapse of the Confederacy, by civilians as well as soldiers in all parts of the state, that make up this lively and informative collection.3/5(1).

Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Book): In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote that in Texas she had certainly found a dark corner of the ;Excerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collapse of the.

“Few Dark Corner men have volunteered,” a Greenvillian wrote in August “It is to be hoped that some light will yet break upon their darkness.” The isolated hills and hollows of Dark Corner were a haven for Confederate deserters during the war and in succeeding decades for countless illicit whiskey distillers.

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Dark corner of the Confederacy. Dubuque, Iowa, W.C. Brown Book Co. In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote that in Texas she had certainly found "a dark corner of the Confederacy." Excerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collapse of the Confederacy, by civilians as well as soldiers in all parts of the state 5/5(1).

This listing is for a softcover book by B.P. Gallaway titled "The Dark Corner of the Confederacy". SIGNED. 2nd edition. Published in by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company. Softcover book is in Very Good condition.

This would be a great addition to any Rating: % positive. Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallaway, B.P. Dark corner of the Confederacy. Dubuque, Iowa, Kendall/Hunt Pub. In contrast, according to William Price’s book “The Civil War Handbook,” an estima Confederate soldiers deserted during the war, wh were killed in battle.

Some estimates put the number of deserters in the Confederacy as high asenlisted men, and more than 1, officers. In the summer of Kate Stone, a twenty-two-year-old refugee from Louisiana, wrote that in Texas she had certainly found "a dark corner of the Confederacy." Excerpts from her diary are among the forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collapse of the Confederacy, by Pages:   He correctly plays down Andrews' role and dismisses the Confederate conspiracy theory as nonsense.

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Gallaway. Contributor(s): Gallaway, B. Material type: Text Publisher: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c Edition: 3rd ed. In this "dark corner of the Confederacy," as Stone calls it, she received news of the deaths of her brothers William and Coleman on the battlefield, further eclipsing her mood.

After the defeat of the Southern Confederation, Stone returned in to Louisiana and found the family mansion looted and the plantation en: 4. Texas: The Dark Corner of the Confederacy, edited by B.P. Galloway. University of Nebraska Press, University of Nebraska Press, Kirby Smith’s Confederacy, by Robert L.

Kerby. The Cornerstone Speech, also known as the Cornerstone Address, was an oration given by Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens at the Athenaeum in Savannah, Georgia, on Madelivered extemporaneously a few weeks before the Civil War began with the Battle of Fort ns' speech defended slavery, explained the fundamental differences between the Location: The Athenaeum, Savannah, Georgia.

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