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Author Alexander, Thomas E., 1931- author

Title Echoes of glory : historic military sites across Texas / Thomas E. Alexander and Dan K. Utley
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2015
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Contents Presidio de San Sabá: 1752-1772 -- Fort Terán: 1831-1834 -- Fort Anáhuac: 1831-1835 -- Graves of American Revolution veterans in Texas: eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- The river forts: 1848-1947 -- Fort Ewell: 1852-1854 -- Fort Mason: 1851-1869 -- Fort Phantom Hill: 1851-1875 -- United States San Antonio Arsenal: 1859-1976 -- The "battle of Adams Hill": May 9, 1861 -- Wartime cloth manufacturing, Texas penitentiary, Huntsville: 1861-1865 -- Fort Magruder: 1863-1864 -- Custer's march through Texas: 1865-1866 -- Camp Meyers: 1880-1884 -- Fort D.A. Russell: 1911-1945 -- Penn Field: 1918 -- Johnson's Ranch Airport: 1929-1943 -- Arledge Field: 1941-1944 -- Camp Barkeley: 1941-1945 -- Big Spring Army Air Field: 1942-1946 -- Pampa Army Air Field: 1942-1945 -- Port Aransas and coastal defenses: 1942-1944 -- Atlas ICBMs: 1961-1965 -- Naval Air Station, Ingleside (homeport): 1985-2010 -- Epilogue: the good with the bad
Summary In their previous book, Faded Glory: A Century of Forgotten Texas Military Sites, Then and Now, historians Thomas E. Alexander and Dan K. Utley chose to go beyond the familiar military sites of Texas-the Alamo or the San Jacinto battlefield, for example-to feature lesser known locations. The book successfully recovered these "forgotten" arenas for tourists and preservationists alike. Alexander and Utley now return with Echoes of Glory, and the result is another impressive catalogue that highlights the hidden gems of Texas history. Echoes of Glory explores two dozen rarely discussed but equally
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Battlefields -- Texas.
Fortification -- Texas.
Historic sites -- Texas.
Military bases -- Texas.
Texas -- Antiquities.
Texas -- History, Military.
Form Electronic book
Author Utley, Dan K., author
ISBN 1623493382 (electronic bk.)
9781623493387 (electronic bk.)
(flexbound ; alk. paper)