By Randolph B. Campbell,Andrew J. Torget

Historians have released numerous experiences of the yank Civil struggle from 1861 to 1865 and the period of Reconstruction that these 4 years of brutally damaging clash. every one of these works specialise in occasions and advancements on the nationwide or country point, explaining and interpreting the motives of disunion, the process the warfare, and the sour disputes that arose in the course of recovery of the Union. less cognizance has been given to learning how traditional humans skilled the years from 1861 to 1876. What did secession, civil struggle, emancipation, victory for the U.S., and Reconstruction suggest on the neighborhood point in Texas? precisely how a lot change—economic, social, and political—did the period deliver to the focal point of the learn, Harrison County: a cotton-growing, planter-dominated neighborhood with the most important slave inhabitants of any county within the kingdom? offering a solution to that question is the elemental function of A Southern neighborhood in problem: Harrison County, Texas, 1850–1880. First released through the Texas country ancient organization in 1983, the ebook is now on hand in paperback, with a foreword via Andrew J. Torget, one of many Lone celebrity State’s best younger historians.  

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