Sword of San Jacinto : a life of Sam Houston


Format:
Book


Author(s):
De Bruhl, Marshall


Keyword(s):
Governors -- Texas -- Biography. Legislators -- United States -- Biography. Gobernadores -- Texas, EE.UU. -- BiografÌa Legisladores -- EE.UU. -- BiografÌa Houston, Sam, 1793-1863. United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography. Governors Texas Biography Houston, 1793-1863 Legislators United Biography United Congress Senate Biography


Year:
1993


Pages:
xiv, 446 p.


Publisher:
Random House


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
26722249


Label:
Box 125


Notes:
ill., maps ; 25 cm. 1. The Houstons of Virginia -- 2. Coming of Age in Tennessee -- 3. A Soldier's Life -- 4. Congressman Houston -- 5. Governor Houston -- 6. The Wigwam Neosho -- 7. The Emigrant -- 8. The Texas Revolution -- 9. Retreat to Glory -- 10. Sam Jacinto - President of the Republic of Texas -- 11. A Disloyal Opposition -- 12. A Second Term -- 13. Our Union - It Must Be Preserved -- 14. The North, the South, and Texas -- 15. The Jacksonian as Know-Nothing -- 16. The End of the Battle. Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-424) and index. Marshall De Bruhl. Book


URLS:
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780394576237.pdf http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780394576237.pdf Materials specified: Inhaltsverzeichnis


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: F390.H84; Dewey: 976.4/04/092; B


ISBN:
ISBN: 0394576233; 9780394576237; 0679753028; 9780679753025 LCCN: 92-50513


Work type:
Biography (bio)


Edition:
1st


Abstract:
Using new material, the author re-creates Houston as a frontiersman, soldier, and politician, plus his tumultuous personal life.


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