By Danny Sessums
And so that they did. From the panhandle around the kingdom to the Gulf Coast, males of Texas mustered devices and enlisted to struggle for the South. What all started as a few mediocre army enterprises, via a high priced sequence of trials, eventually was once reworked to develop into a best brigade in maybe the best department of the military of Tennessee. someplace with reference to ten and a thousand males from Texas enlisted in devices that shaped the majority of Granbury's Infantry Brigade, but by way of war's finish, a little under might continue to exist to be surrendered. no longer many devices might aspect to a extra illustrious checklist, or a better loss ratio than they suffered within the battle.
The ones who lived via it straggled again to Texas that summer time of 1865, even though many extra months may cross sooner than nearly 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 finally get better. but, irrespective of how lengthy it took them, in case you did come domestic, each one introduced tortured stories of his participation, combined with an outstanding experience of satisfaction for understanding they'd, certainly, been A strength to be Reckoned With.
Volume I of this sequence chronicles the historical past of those males from every 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