By Danny Sessums
And in order that they did. From the panhandle around the nation to the Gulf Coast, males of Texas mustered devices and enlisted to struggle for the South. What started as a few mediocre army agencies, via a high priced sequence of trials, eventually used to be remodeled to turn into a prime brigade in probably the best department of the military of Tennessee. someplace with reference to ten and 1000 males from Texas enlisted in devices that shaped the majority of Granbury's Infantry Brigade, but by way of war's finish, slightly under may live on to be surrendered. now not many devices might aspect to a extra illustrious list, or a better loss ratio than they suffered within the struggle.
The ones who lived via it straggled again to Texas that summer season of 1865, although many extra months may cross ahead of almost all made it domestic: between them will be these free of far away prison-camps, or from lengthy tenures in hospitals that enabled them to ultimately get well. but, regardless of how lengthy it took them, if you did come domestic, each one introduced tortured thoughts of his participation, combined with a superb experience of delight for figuring out they'd, certainly, been A strength to be Reckoned With.
Volume I of this sequence chronicles the historical past of those males from each one unit's genesis in Texas via the conflict of Arkansas put up in January of 1863.
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A Force to Be Reckoned With: (A History of Granbury's Texas Infantry Brigade 1861-1865) (Volume) by Danny Sessums