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Hesistant Martyr in the Texas Revolution: James Walker Fannin
     

Hesistant Martyr in the Texas Revolution: James Walker Fannin

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by Gary Brown
 

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James Walker Fannin. Illegitimate son. Southern gentleman. Failed businessman. Devoted family man. Illegal slave trader. Courageous martyr. Tarnished hero of the revolution. But what is the rest of the story? Author Gary Brown brings to life a thorough and insightful analysis of this controversial and sometimes misunderstood historical figure, whom most remember as

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James Walker Fannin. Illegitimate son. Southern gentleman. Failed businessman. Devoted family man. Illegal slave trader. Courageous martyr. Tarnished hero of the revolution. But what is the rest of the story? Author Gary Brown brings to life a thorough and insightful analysis of this controversial and sometimes misunderstood historical figure, whom most remember as the commander who lost twice as many men as were killed at the Alamo and San Jacinto combined. Now the story can be completely examined with the help of all Fannin's known correspondence during the campaign at Goliad. Read and judge for yourself if history has been fair to James Walker Fannin.

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ISBN-13:
9781556227783
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
03/17/2000
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
5.66(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Brown lives in Friendswood, Texas, and is also the author of Volunteers in the Texas Revolution: The New Orleans Grays.

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Hesistant Martyr in the Texas Revolution: James Walker Fannin 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an interesting story of a character in Texas history most famous for failing to reinforce the Alamo defenders. It tells of his slave trading, his ambition and desire to be a field commander (general) in the military with hardly any experience. This could only lead to disaster, and it did.