qAuthor Edward L. Miller has delved into previously unused or overlooked papers housed in New Orleans to reconstruct a chain of events that set the Crescent City, in many ways, at the center of the Texian fight for independence. Not only did Now Orleans business interests send money and men to Texas in exchange for promises of land, but they also provided newspaper coverage that set the scene for later American annexation of the young republic.q--Jacket.The infantry drill, ceremony, and the manual of arms of the training manual, Scotta#39;s Infantry Tactics, was used, and those who had served either in the regular ... Some of the volunteers were veterans like John Cooke, a British naval gunner.
|Title||:||New Orleans and the Texas Revolution|
|Author||:||Edward L. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Texas A&M University Press - 2004-08-30|