"The Best Stuff Which the State Affords": a Portrait of the Fourteenth Texas Infantry in the Civil War

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This study examines the social and economic characteristics of the men who joined the Confederate Fourteenth Texas Infantry Regiment during the Civil War and provides a narrative history of the regiment's wartime service. The men of the Fourteenth Infantry enlisted in 1862 and helped to turn back the Federal Red River Campaign in April 1864. In creating a portrait of these men, the author used traditional historical sources (letters, diaries, medical records, secondary narratives) as well as statistical data from the 1860 United States census, military service records, and state tax rolls. The thesis places the heretofore unknown story of ... continued below

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vii, 105 leaves : maps

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Parker, Scott Dennis December 1998.

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This study examines the social and economic characteristics of the men who joined the Confederate Fourteenth Texas Infantry Regiment during the Civil War and provides a narrative history of the regiment's wartime service. The men of the Fourteenth Infantry enlisted in 1862 and helped to turn back the Federal Red River Campaign in April 1864. In creating a portrait of these men, the author used traditional historical sources (letters, diaries, medical records, secondary narratives) as well as statistical data from the 1860 United States census, military service records, and state tax rolls. The thesis places
the heretofore unknown story of the Fourteenth Texas Infantry within the overall body of Civil War historiography.

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Parker, Scott Dennis. "The Best Stuff Which the State Affords": a Portrait of the Fourteenth Texas Infantry in the Civil War, thesis, December 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277711/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .