By Danny Sessums
And in order 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 couple of mediocre army enterprises, via a high priced sequence of trials, finally was once remodeled to turn into a most desirable brigade in possibly the best department of the military of Tennessee. someplace on the subject of ten and a thousand males from Texas enlisted in devices that shaped the majority of Granbury's Infantry Brigade, but via war's finish, a bit under could live on to be surrendered. no longer many devices might aspect to a extra illustrious checklist, 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, even though many extra months might move earlier 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 eventually get better. but, regardless of how lengthy it took them, in the event you did come domestic, every one introduced tortured thoughts of his participation, combined with an exceptional feel of satisfaction for understanding they'd, certainly, been A strength to be Reckoned With.
Volume I of this sequence chronicles the background 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