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By Randolph B. Campbell,Andrew J. Torget

Historians have released numerous reports of the yank Civil conflict from 1861 to 1865 and the period of Reconstruction that these 4 years of brutally harmful clash. each one of these works concentrate on occasions and advancements on the nationwide or kingdom point, explaining and examining the reasons of disunion, the process the struggle, and the sour disputes that arose in the course of recovery of the Union. less awareness has been given to learning how traditional humans skilled the years from 1861 to 1876. What did secession, civil conflict, emancipation, victory for the USA, and Reconstruction suggest on the neighborhood point in Texas? precisely how a lot change—economic, social, and political—did the period convey to the focal point of the examine, Harrison County: a cotton-growing, planter-dominated neighborhood with the biggest slave inhabitants of any county within the country? offering a solution to that question is the elemental goal of A Southern group in quandary: Harrison County, Texas, 1850–1880. First released by way of the Texas kingdom historic organization in 1983, the booklet is now to be had in paperback, with a foreword by way of Andrew J. Torget, one of many Lone famous person State’s best younger historians.  
 

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