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New Orleans and the Texas Revolution

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Published by Texas A&M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • New Orleans (La.),
  • Capitalists and financiers,
  • Businessmen
    • Subjects:
    • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- History, Military -- 19th century.,
    • Texas -- Politics and government -- 1835-1836.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.,
    • Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Finance.,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.,
    • Capitalists and financiers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Businessmen -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-270) and index.

      StatementEdward L. Miller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390 .M73 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3288742M
      ISBN 101585443581
      LC Control Number2004001179
      OCLC/WorldCa54349622


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New Orleans and the Texas Revolution by Edward L. Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

Such a group cam to Texas in As a unit, they were born in a New Orleans coffee arcade on Octo Only days later they had been destroyed as a military unit, and only a handful survived.

During that days they were the most effective fighting force to serve in Texas during the seven-month revolution/5(8). This is an interesting book on New Orleans and it's role in the Texas Revolution.

I highly recommend this book for the serious readers of the Texas Revolution. However, I found a mistake in the introduction on page 4. The author stated that the New Orleans association paid for, or financed the Gutierrez and Magee expedition in Cited by: 6.

In New Orleans and the Texas Revolution, Miller follows other historians in arguing that Texian leaders recognized the importance of securing financial and popular support from New Orleans. He has gone beyond others, though, in exploring the details of the organizing efforts there and the.

In New Orleans and the Texas Revolution, Miller follows other historians in arguing that Texian leaders recognized the importance of securing financial and popular support from New Orleans.

He has gone beyond others, though, in exploring the details of the organizing efforts there and the motives of the pro-Texian forces.2/5(1). New Orleans (La.) - Economic conditions - 19th century New Orleans (La.) - History, Military - 19th century New Orleans (La.) - Politics and government - 19th century Political Science / American Government / Local Political Science / American Government / State Texas Texas - History - Revolution, Texas - History - Revolution, Such a group came to Texas in As a unit, they were born New Orleans and the Texas Revolution book a New Orleans coffee arcade on Octo Only days later they had been destroyed as a military unit, and only a A large number of volunteers came to Texas in the s: some for the promise of free land; a few for the cause of constitutional freedoms; many came for the /5.

Get this from a library. New Orleans and the Texas Revolution. [Edward L Miller] -- "One of the least known but most important battles of the Texas Revolution occurred not with arms but with words, not in Texas but in New Orleans.

In the fall ofCreole mercantile houses backed. Companies formed. The New Orleans Greys were organized in New Orleans on Octoat the Coffee house and Arcade of New Orleans and the Texas Revolution book Banks.

Adolphus Sterne, a Nacogdoches businessman, favored the Texas Revolution and with approval from the Consultation, the Texas provisional government, financed the operation. The New Orleans Greys were composed of two of: Texian Army. In New Orleans and the Texas Revolution, Miller follows other historians in arguing that Texian leaders recognized the importance of securing financial and popular support from New Orleans.

He has gone beyond others, though, in exploring the details of the organizing efforts there and the 5/5(4). Such a group came to Texas in As a unit, they were born in a New Orleans coffee arcade on Octo Only days later they had been destroyed as a military unit, and only a handful survived.

During that days they were the most effective fighting force to serve in Texas during the seven-month : Taylor Trade Publishing. NEW ORLEANS New Orleans Greys, two companies of United States volunteers that served together in the Texas Revolution, were organized at a meeting held in the grand coffee room of Banks's Arcade in New Orleans on the evening of Octo The arcade owner, Thomas Banks, was a supporter of Texas independence, and his red-brick, three-story building on Magazine Street.

Volunteers in the Texas Revolution: The New Orleans Greys is an engrossing account of one of the most famous units in the Texas Volunteer Army.

The only major deficiency is the lack of maps to assist the reader in following the journeys of the Greys. I highly recommend this book. New Orleans and the Texas Revolution Miller, Edward L., McDonald, Archie P Published by Texas A&M University Press Miller, Edward L.

and Archie P by: 6. New Orleans and the Texas Revolution by Edward L. Miller,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). documentary film, No Quarter: The Story of the New Orleans Greys. The document is organized by having the prospectus and the film proposal at the beginning, with the body describing how the film was made based on the prospectus.

The purpose of the film is to tell the history of a unit of volunteers in the Texas Revolution, the New Orleans : Travis S. Barnes. The Texas Revolution (October 2, – Ap ) was a rebellion of colonists from the United States and Tejanos (Texas Mexicans) in putting up armed resistance to the centralist government of the uprising was part of a larger one that included other provinces opposed to the regime of President Antonio López de Santa Anna, the Mexican government believed the United Location: Texas.

Burnet's participation in the Texas Revolution cost him everything. In this letter to Texas agent Thomas Toby in New Orleans, he asks him to send blankets for his family.

Click on image above for a larger version. David G. Burnet Dignified and articulate, David Burnet carried a Bible in one hip pocket and a pistol in the other.

Although an honest and honorable man, the first. Such a group cam to Texas in As a unit, they were born in a New Orleans coffee arcade on Octo Only days later they had been destroyed as a military unit, and only a handful survived.

During that days they were the most effective fighting force to serve in Texas during the seven-month revolution/5(6). Sterne strongly supported the movement for Texas independence.

He traveled to New Orleans in as a special agent of the provisional government and personally raised and financed two companies known as the New Orleans Greys, commanded by Thomas H. Breece and Robert C. preceded Breece's unit to Texas and arranged for a gala welcoming banquet when they reached Nacogdoches.

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In New Orleans, as in much of the country, established interests had long prevented reformers’ efforts. Prior to Katrina, the city’s public school system was a poster child of American education gone wrong: low graduation rates, dismal student test.

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In Ed Miller's excellent book, NEW ORLEANS AND THE TEXAS REVOLUTION (Texas A&M Press) he clearly documents how these men were financed by a major financial syndicate and that their motivation was an empirical design, not necessarily a patriotic one.

His novel, Soul Resin (FC2 Press, ), a New Orleans ghost story, was hailed by Luis Alberto Urrea as “truly original.” His writing is found most frequently today in The Lens, where he contributes essays on New Orleans culture, the south, and race.

His work at The Lens earned him the New Orleans Press Club Award for Best Columnist of Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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