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The dark corner of the Confederacy

accounts of Civil War Texas as told by contemporaries.

by B. P. Gallaway

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[Compiled by B. P. Gallaway.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391 .G17 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 284 p.
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5307454M
      ISBN 100840306555
      LC Control Number72090768
      OCLC/WorldCa553636

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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".

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Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gallaway, B.P. Dark corner of the Confederacy. Dubuque, Iowa, W.C. Brown Book Co. Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Third Edition) by B P Gallaway (Editor) starting at $ Texas, the Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War (Third Edition) has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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Get this from a library. Texas, The Dark Corner of the Confederacy: Contemporary Accounts of the Lone Star State in the Civil War. [B P Gallaway; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries);] -- Collection of forty documents dating from the eve of the Civil War to the collaspe of the Confederacy chronicling the Civil War in Texas.

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Edited by B. Gallaway. 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.

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Gallaway. Contributor(s): Gallaway, B. Material type: Text Publisher: Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c Edition: 3rd ed. The New York Times Book Review. A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece.

John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French : Louisiana State University Press.

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. {{Citation | title=The dark corner of the Confederacy: accounts of Civil War Texas as told by contemporaries.

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P. Published by University of Nebraska Press ().A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel by American novelist John Kennedy Toole which reached publication ineleven years after Toole's suicide.

Published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a foreword) and Toole's mother, Thelma, the book became first a cult classic, then a mainstream success; it earned Toole a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in Author: John Kennedy Toole.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.