GALVESTON, BATTLE OF | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)

GALVESTON, BATTLE OF | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State Historical Association (TSHA)

SYDNEY SHERMAN - Texas Hero ... outfitted a volunteer force of 52 Kentuckians who left for Texas at the close of 1835. They brought with them the only flag the Texians had to fly during the Battle of San Jacinto. Sherman was placed in charge of Houston's 2nd Regiment of Texas Volunteers. He led the left wing of the Texian army at San Jacinto, and it was he who was credited with the cry: "Remember the Alamo!" At the start of the Civil War, Sherman was appointed Commandant of Galveston. He…

SYDNEY SHERMAN - Texas Hero ... outfitted a volunteer force of 52 Kentuckians who left for Texas at the close of 1835. They brought with them the only flag the Texians had to fly during the Battle of San Jacinto. Sherman was placed in charge of Houston's 2nd Regiment of Texas Volunteers. He led the left wing of the Texian army at San Jacinto, and it was he who was credited with the cry: "Remember the Alamo!" At the start of the Civil War, Sherman was appointed Commandant of Galveston. He…

The First Battle of Galveston was primarily a naval battle fought October 4th 1862 in the harbor of Galveston, Texas.

The First Battle of Galveston was primarily a naval battle fought October 4th 1862 in the harbor of Galveston, Texas.

Thomas Green - Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He entered the Civil War as a Colonel in the brigade of General H. H. Sibley and saw service in New Mexico. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in the Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. At the Battle of Blair's Landing, April 12, 1864, he was killed at short range by the cannon of a Federal gunboat on the Red River.

Thomas Green - Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He entered the Civil War as a Colonel in the brigade of General H. H. Sibley and saw service in New Mexico. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in the Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. At the Battle of Blair's Landing, April 12, 1864, he was killed at short range by the cannon of a Federal gunboat on the Red River.

William Bainbridge Renshaw died in an explosion of his ship during the Second Battle of Galveston January 1st 1863.

William Bainbridge Renshaw died in an explosion of his ship during the Second Battle of Galveston January 1st 1863.

Dredging Up Civil War History in Galveston Bay | History | Houstonia Dredging Up Civil War History in Galveston Bay Texas A&M researchers are uncovering the fascinating remains of a Union battleship sunk during the Battle of Galveston.

Dredging Up Civil War History in Galveston Bay | History | Houstonia Dredging Up Civil War History in Galveston Bay Texas A&M researchers are uncovering the fascinating remains of a Union battleship sunk during the Battle of Galveston.

Lectures about Galveston history: yellow fever epidemic, the Battle of Galveston, Juneteenth, Civil War blockade runners

Lectures about Galveston history: yellow fever epidemic, the Battle of Galveston, Juneteenth, Civil War blockade runners

The Second Battle of Galveston on January 1st 1863 was a land and naval fight between Confederates and the occupying Union troops in Galveston Texas.

The Second Battle of Galveston on January 1st 1863 was a land and naval fight between Confederates and the occupying Union troops in Galveston Texas.

Pinterest
Search