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Blessington, Joseph Palmer. The Campaigns of Walker's Texas Division. New York: Lange, Little & Co., 1875.
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Perkins, John D. “The Titus Hunters: Company D 11th Texas Infantry Regiment Walker's Texas Division.” East Texas Historical Journal 35, no. 1 (1997): 17-29. Journal Article Secondary 1997 Full Record
Wilson, Mary L. “Profiles in Evasion: Civil War Substitutes and the Men Who Hired them in Walker's Texas Division.” East Texas Historical Journal 43, no. 1 (2005): 25-38. Journal Article Secondary 2005 Full Record
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Campbell, Randolph B. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1983. Book Secondary 1983 Full Record
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Silverthorne, Elizabeth. Plantation Life in Texas. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1986. Book Secondary 1986 Full Record
Barnes, Donna A. Farmers in Rebellion: The Rise and Fall of the Southern Farmers Alliance and Peoples Party in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984. Book Secondary 1984 Full Record
Barr, Alwyn. Black Texans: A History of Negroes in Texas, 1528-1971. Austin: Jenkins Pub. Co., 1973. Book Secondary 1973 Full Record
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Evans, Samuel Lee. “Texas Agriculture, 1880-1930.” Ph.D. diss., University of Texas, 1960. Book Secondary 1960 Full Record
Haley, James L. Passionate Nation the Epic History of Texas. New York: Free Press, 2006. Book Secondary 2006 Full Record
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Foley, Neil. The White Scourage Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. Book Tertiary 1997 Full Record
Olmsted, Frederick Law. A Journey Through Texas, Or, A saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier. New York: Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857. Book Primary 1857 Full Record
Raines, C. W., ed. Six Decades in Texas, or Memoirs of Francis Richard Lubbock, Civil War Governor. Austin: Ben C. Jones & Co., 1900. Book Primary 1900 Full Record
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Dupree, Stephen A. Planting the Union Flag in Texas: The Campaigns of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in the West. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008. Book Secondary 2008 Full Record
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Christ, Mark K., ed. Rugged and Sublime: The Civil War in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1994. Book Secondary 1994 Full Record
Levinson, Irving W. Wars Within War: Mexican Guerrillas, Domestic Elites, and the United States of America. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2005. Book Secondary 2005 Full Record
Castel, Albert. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1968. Book Secondary 1968 Full Record
Ponder, Jerry. General Sterling Price’s 1864 Invasion of Missouri. Mason, TX: Ponder Books, 1999. Book Secondary 1999 Full Record
Shalhope, Robert E. Sterling Price, Portrait of a Southerner. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1971. Book Secondary 1971 Full Record