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The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War

James H. Davis

The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War

The Experiences of 85 Confederate Cavalrymen from Texas

by James H. Davis

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Published by Heritage Oak Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9663944M
    ISBN 100963076841
    ISBN 109780963076847
    OCLC/WorldCa26820687

    During the first World War, the already large regular Ranger force was supplemented with another Special Rangers appointed by the governor. After the war, on the heels of a Legislative inquiry into the Rangers' operation on the border, the Legislature in reduced the size of the force to four companies of 15 men, a sergeant and a captain. Hello! Historical fiction author here. I'm currently in love with the Revolutionary War era, so this list is a great resource. I've been looking for more books to read to research for my current series (it's alternate history post-Revolutionary War, so doesn't quite qualify for .

    Many railroads in Texas were left in deplorable physical condition after the civil war. In several places, rails were torn from their ties and made into bullets. However, the Houston & Texas Central Railroad through Cypress was not that badly damaged; it recovered quickly, and by it ran through Cypress on standard gauge tracks carrying.   Editor's Notes. Janu Like any good war history book, the Civil War books on this list take a deep dive not only into the untold horrors of warfare, but also the perspectives, personalities, and motivations behind it, as well as the wanted to include a variety of volumes to appeal to many different tastes. Those who appreciate a solid overview will find much to.

      A Hard Earned Victory. The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here. This searing memoir of the Pacific War makes the reader experience the truth beneath the cliché.” “My father fought there and handed me the book, saying, ‘It was just as he describes.’” Battle Cry of Freedom () by James McPherson “McPherson’s classic stands out as a lucid, beautifully written, balanced account of the Civil War.


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The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War by James H. Davis Download PDF EPUB FB2

What is particularly interesting is how he is able to make the reading of history a personal story for the 85 Cypress Rangers. Davis has done a lot of research including visiting the battle grounds and historic sites detailed in his book.

The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War is 5/5(7). What is particularly interesting is how he is able to make the reading of history a personal story for the 85 Cypress Rangers. Davis has done a lot of research including visiting the battle grounds and historic sites detailed in his book.

The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War is a very enjoyable read.5/5. : The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War: The experiences of 85 Confederate cavalrymen from Texas () by Davis, James Henry and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Paperback.

The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War by Davis, James Henry.,Heritage Oak Press edition, in English - 1st : The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War: The experiences of 85 Confederate cavalrymen from Texas. Davis, James Henry. Texarkana, TX: Heritage Oak Press, First edition.

Hardcover, pages. It is the story of Company F of the Ninth Texas Rating: % positive. In addition to the battlefield accounts of the unit, the author includes a paragraph on each of the 85 men.

A chapter entitled “After the War” chronicles the lives of some of the leaders, post-civil war. The first edition, done by a small press, saw limited distribution and is quite scarce.

Rangers and their adventures. The book was out of print for 20 years but was reprinted for the th anniversary of the Civil War. As members of Van Dorn’s army, the Cypress Rangers participated in the capture of 2, Union soldiers in the Holly Springs Raid. They seized thousands of.

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military, are limited to those who served in designated U.S. Army Ranger units, past or present. However, the term is often used to include those who are graduates of the U.S. Army Ranger School, even though they did not serve in a Ranger unit.

The term ranger has been in use unofficially in a military context since the early 17th century. 1. John Coffee Hays. Born in Tennessee, Hays arrived in San Antonio inshortly after Texas won its independence from Mexico. Byat the tender age of 23, he was a Ranger.

Get this from a library. The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War: the experiences of 85 Confederate cavalrymen from Texas. [James Henry Davis] -- Most of the members of this regiment were from Cass County, Marian, Morris and Titus counties of Texas.

"For better organization, letters of the alphabet were assigned to different units. The. Putting together such a list is, of course, a nearly impossible task, given the stacks and stacks of excellent books on the Civil War that have been published since Historians like to say t books, give or take a few thousand, have been written about the war, but I'd wager that estimate is way too low.

NO GREATER GLORY is an epic Civil War historical romance on par with GWTW or North & South. An incredible story, as well as excellent historical detailing and insight into the eastern theatre of the war in Virginia.

For nearly a full year, this book was the #1 Civil War Romance at Amazon. Print book: English: 2nd ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Regimental histories.

Confederate States of America. -- Army. -- Texas Cavalry Regiment, 9th. -- Company F. Texas -- History -- Civil War, The Cypress Rangers in the Civil War: The Experiences of 85 Confederate Cavalrymen from Texas. His new book is "Cult Of Glory: The Bold And Brutal History Of The Texas Rangers." Coming up, critic Kevin Whitehead talks about jazz in the movies.

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Illustrations, letters and a map of the area of east. The Texas Rangers have been the source of tall tales and the stuff of legend as well as a growing darker reputation. But the story of the Rangers along the Mexican border between Texas statehood and the onset of the Civil War has been largely overlooked—until engaging history pulls readers back to a chaotic time along the lower Rio Grande in the mid-nineteenth century.

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“The Army of the United States (or Union) military rolls consist of 29 rolls, from 24 captains plus 4 colonels, plus one volume of official copies from the U.

S. War Department (), of Union troops stationed in or near Texas immediately before and during the Civil War.In Harold Howard determined to publish a history of every Virginia regiment that served in the Civil War.

The first book was published inthe last in Each book contains a unit history and annotated muster roll including every soldier known to serve with the unit.The latest books on the Civil War.

Colonel Black, a decorated U.S. Army Ranger of the Korean and Vietnam wars, is author of several Ranger histories, the latest focused on the American Civil War.

Rangers have a venerable legacy in American military history, going back to colonial times, combining Native American hit-and-run infantry tactics with scouting for intelligence and using accurate.