This award-winning book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone interested in Texas or military history
List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1. "We Are All Captains and Have Our Views" 2. "Not Withstanding Peculiar Circumstances" 3. "We Flogged Them Like Hell" 4. "The Spectacle Becomes Appalling" 5. "Crude Bumpkins. Proud and Overbearing" 6. "Scoundrels Abroad and Scoundrels at Home" 7. "Determined Valor and Desperate Courage" 8. "We Are in a Critical Situation" 9. "The Enemy Are Laughing You to Scorn" 10. "Nock There Brains Out" Photographs and Portraits Epilogue Notes Selected Bibliography Index
Stephen L. Hardin currently teaches history at the Victoria College in Victoria, Texas.
"I look forward to consulting this book for the rest of my career!" David J. Weber, Robert and Nancy Dedman Professor of History, Southern Methodist University "In Texian Iliad you smell the smoke of battle." Paula Mitchell Marks, Texas Monthly "Hardin has succeeded admirably in writing a balanced military history of the revolution, making an important contribution to the extensive body of work on the struggle that eventually led to Texas' becoming part of the United States." Mike Cox, Austin American-Statesman