Texas Boys In Gray

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Based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the Civil War, Texas Boys in Gray presents a collection of fascinating remembrances of those who were there. Sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, the experiences of these men are documented as a tribute to Texas war veterans. Texas Boys in Gray captures, in their own words, the patriotism, the fear, the confusion, the bravery, the terrible wounds, the desperate hunger, the camaraderie, the horrible prison conditions, and the joyful ...

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Overview

Based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the Civil War, Texas Boys in Gray presents a collection of fascinating remembrances of those who were there. Sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, the experiences of these men are documented as a tribute to Texas war veterans. Texas Boys in Gray captures, in their own words, the patriotism, the fear, the confusion, the bravery, the terrible wounds, the desperate hunger, the camaraderie, the horrible prison conditions, and the joyful reunions that were all part of that historical time.

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Editorial Reviews

Austin American Statesman
With annotations by Boswell, the book is the nest best thing to the scarce original.
— Mike Cox
From The Critics
Evault Boswell's Texas Boys In Gray is based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the American Civil War. This compendium of anecdotal remembrances by those who were there is nothing short of fascinating for the Civil War buff. Sometime humorous, sometimes heartbreaking, these stories and reminiscences capture the patriotism, fear, confusion, bravery, desperate hunger, camaraderie, and hazards of those days. From the horrible prison conditions to the joyful reunions, Texas Boys In Gray reveals both the humanity and inhumanity of the times. Very highly recommended for students of Texas history as well as Civil War enthusiasts, Texas Boys In Gray is enhanced with an index of 158 hometowns and the men who contributed from each of them.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556227776
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/25/2000
  • Pages: 275
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Evault Boswell has been published in several magazines including Civil War Times. He and Jackie, his wife of over fifty years, live in Greenville, Texas.

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