Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

“Why Texans Fought,” Houston CWRT, February 18

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on February 3, 2016

Charles David Grear, author of Why Texans Fought in the Civil War, will be speaking to the Houston Civil War Round Table on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Non-members are welcome to attend. The cash bar opens at 6 p.m., dinner is at 7, with the Dr. Grear’s presentation to follow. As always, reservations are required. The charge for dinner is $30, with a limited number of lecture-only seats for $10. Call Don Zuckero at (281) 479-1232 or email him at Reservations-at-HoustonCivilWar-dot-com by 6:00 PM the Monday preceding the Thursday meeting. The Hess Club’s address is 5430 Westheimer, a short distance west of the Galleria. The club is situated on the corner of Westheimer Way and Westheimer Court. Free, convenient, and handicap-accessible parking is across the street.

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  1. Rory Washburn said, on February 3, 2016 at 11:05 pm

    Sounds interesting. Do you reccomend his book?

  2. Jimmy Dick said, on February 4, 2016 at 9:37 am

    I found the only review of the book to be interesting. It was the typical response given to any work by a historian that doesn’t follow the Lost Cause narrative. That in itself seems to be the standard badge of validity for any historian writing on the Civil War. If it pisses off the Causers, you’re doing it right.

    • Andy Hall said, on February 4, 2016 at 11:30 am

      I found several reviews, and they were mixed. Regardless, I’m looking forward to his presentation.


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