Granbury’s Texas Brigade: Diehard Western Confederates – #bookreview #in #civilwar #history

Granbury’s Texas Brigade: Diehard Western Confederates John R. Lundberg (Louisiana State University, hardback, $39.95; Kindle edition, list price $25.95) Soon after the Civil War broke out, Brigadier General Hiram Granbury’s Texas Brigade drew Confederate volunteers from across North, South and East Texas. And many of its dismounted cavalry soldiers deserted or became prisoners after their … Continue reading Granbury’s Texas Brigade: Diehard Western Confederates – #bookreview #in #civilwar #history

Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story – #football #biography #bookreview

Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story By Jim Dent (Thomas Dunne Books, $25.99 hardback; $12.99 Kindle) In my one and only fall semester as a student at the University of Texas at Austin, I went to a couple of football games and watched Freddie Steinmark play safety for the Longhorns. I sat high up in … Continue reading Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story – #football #biography #bookreview