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By Danny Sessums

To palms! To hands! Ye courageous, Volunteer!

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 begun as a few mediocre army agencies, via a high priced sequence of trials, eventually used to be reworked to develop into a optimal brigade in possibly 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 through war's finish, a bit of under could live on to be surrendered. no longer many devices may element 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, even though many extra months could go ahead of nearly all made it domestic: between them will be these free of distant prison-camps, or from lengthy tenures in hospitals that enabled them to eventually get better. but, irrespective of how lengthy it took them, in case you did come domestic, every one introduced tortured stories of his participation, combined with a good feel of satisfaction for realizing they had, 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 submit in January of 1863.

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