"An arch rebel like myself" : Dan Showalter and the Civil War in California and Texas /

"Dan Showalter, a Pennsylvanian transplant to the Yosemite Valley, was Speaker Pro Tem of the California State Assembly at the outbreak of the Civil War and the exemplar of treason in the Far West among the pro-Union press. Escaping to Texas, he distinguished himself in the Confederate service...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Armistead, Gene C., 1947- (Author), Arconti, Robert D., 1951- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Before California
  • Mariposa life and political beginnings
  • The California Assembly of 1861
  • The duel and its aftermath
  • The Showalter party
  • Texas and the Indian Territory, 1863
  • On the Rio Grande, 1864
  • Arch rebel to the end
  • The man Dan Showalter.