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The Texas Navies: The Civil War in Texas and the Southwest

By: Roy Sullivan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: S4370

ISBN: 0788443704

Condition: 150 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 150 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


"The contributions of the Texas Navy to the Republic (of Texas) were more important than contemporaries understood. During the critical first months of revolution, the Navy fought off blockaders, interrupted Mexican supply lines, and provided the opportunity for victory at San Jacinto. Later, aided by American and French quarrels with Mexico, it prevented a sea-borne or sea-supported attack of Texas. And finally, in 1843 the Navy thwarted a well-organized full scale invasion of Yucatan which, if successful, would have led inevitably to reinvasion, possibly reconquest of Texas." Many pe... View more info