Cover

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Frontispiece, Title Page, Copyright

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Contents

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pp. v-vii

Maps

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pp. viii-xii

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Introduction

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pp. 1-19

The children’s voices echoed through the tall canopy of oaks that surrounded the courthouse, their laughter giving them away in a game of hide-and-seek. One child counted, eyes turned into the bark of an old tree. Another poised silently behind a large cannon and a third crept as quietly as possible in her long dress and stiff black shoes behind the Civil War monument in the center of the lawn. ...

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East Texas Monuments

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pp. 20-34

Huntsville is at the junction of Interstate 45, U.S. Highway 190, and state highways 19 and 30. The monument is downtown on the courthouse lawn, at the corner of Eleventh Street (U.S. Highway 190) and Sam Houston Avenue. ...

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North Texas Monuments

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pp. 35-43

Bonham is at the junction of U.S. Highway 82 and state highways 78 and 121, twelve miles south of the Red River. The monument sits on the courthouse lawn on West Sam Rayburn Drive. ...

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North Central Texas Monuments

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pp. 44-56

Cleburne is on U.S. Highway 67, thirty miles south of Fort Worth. The town’s primary monument sits on the courthouse lawn at the intersection of Main (State Highway 174) and Henderson (U.S. Highway 67) streets. There is a memorial arch in Cleburne Memorial Cemetery dedicated to the Confederacy. The cemetery is on East Washington Street off U.S. Highway 67. ...

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Central Texas Monuments

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pp. 57-69

Austin is in Central Texas along Interstate 35 and is divided by the Colorado River. There are five Civil War monuments in Austin: the Albert Sidney Johnston Memorial at the Texas State Cemetery at 3001 Comal Street; the Austin Confederate Monument; Hood’s Texas Brigade Monument, and Terry’s Texas Rangers Memorial, all on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol; ...

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The Panhandle and West Texas Monuments

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pp. 70-75

Amarillo is in the Texas Panhandle at the junction of U.S. Highway 287 and Interstate 40. The monument is in Ellwood Park on West Eleventh and Adams streets. ...

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South Texas Monuments

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pp. 76-84

Brownsville is at the southernmost tip of Texas across from Matamoras, Mexico, and is the southern terminus of U.S. highways 77 and 83. The monument is on International Boulevard (State Highway 4), on the corner of East Tyler and East Ninth streets. ...

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Southeast Texas Monuments

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pp. 85-91

Alvin is twelve miles southeast of Houston at the junction of state highways 6 and 35. The monument is in the Confederate Cemetery on Farm to Market Road 517 near the intersection of State Highway 35. ...

Appendix

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pp. 92-95

Notes

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pp. 96-109

Index

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pp. 110-116

Back Cover

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