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By Andrew W. Hall

within the final months of the yankee Civil conflict, the higher Texas coast grew to become a hive of blockade operating. even though Texas used to be frequently thought of an remoted backwater within the clash, the Union's pervasive and systematic seizure of Southern ports left Galveston as one of many simply strongholds of overseas imports within the anemic offer chain to embattled accomplice forces. lengthy, quickly steamships ran out and in of the city's port virtually a week, absolute to and from Cuba. subscribe to writer Andrew W. corridor as he explores the tale of Texas's Civil struggle blockade runners--a tale of bold, of desperation and, in lots of circumstances, of patriotism turning coat to profiteering.

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By Andrew W. Hall

within the final months of the yankee Civil conflict, the higher Texas coast grew to become a hive of blockade operating. even though Texas used to be frequently thought of an remoted backwater within the clash, the Union's pervasive and systematic seizure of Southern ports left Galveston as one of many simply strongholds of overseas imports within the anemic offer chain to embattled accomplice forces. lengthy, quickly steamships ran out and in of the city's port virtually a week, absolute to and from Cuba. subscribe to writer Andrew W. corridor as he explores the tale of Texas's Civil struggle blockade runners--a tale of bold, of desperation and, in lots of circumstances, of patriotism turning coat to profiteering.

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