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8 edition of Battlefields of Texas found in the catalog.

Battlefields of Texas

by Bill Groneman

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Republic of Texas Press in Plano, TX .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Battlefields -- Texas,
    • Battles -- Texas -- History,
    • Texas -- History, Military

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Bill Groneman ; maps and graphics by Rod Timanus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF386 .G74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL696169M
      ISBN 101556225717
      LC Control Number97043654
      OCLC/WorldCa37935129

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Vivid descriptions of the fields of battle, individual profiles of the participants, and retrospective analysis of each battle make this book an excellent reference for Texas and military historians alike. Maps of some of the battlefields and historical photos are included in this unique collection of Texas history.5/5(5).

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