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Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 34 2 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 25 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 19 3 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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Galveston Island is 30 miles long. The city has about 10,000 inhabitants and the handsomest town in Texas. There are six newspapers published here; ten churches, and several large hotels. The private houses are mostly of wood and painted white. The streets are wide, straight and rectangular, bordered by flower gardens. If we except the Strand, on many of the streets the outer edge of the sidewalks are bordered by beautiful hedges of oleander. There is a railroad from this place to Houston, and steamboats making regular trips to the interior. There is no danger of invasion here. The enemy can't make the trip by land or water. One company of rangers, by their peculiar mode of fighting, could demolish a regiment of Yankees in a march of one hundred miles. I have no doubt if they attempted to come, five or six hundred cow boys, with an aptness peculiar to their profession, could stampede a thousand head of cattle over them. I regard the cattle alone as a natural defence of t