By Andrew W. Hall

within the final months of the yankee Civil warfare, 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 merely strongholds of international imports within the anemic provide chain to embattled accomplice forces. lengthy, quickly steamships ran out and in of the city's port nearly a week, certain to and from Cuba. subscribe to writer Andrew W. corridor as he explores the tale of Texas's Civil conflict blockade runners--a tale of bold, of desperation and, in lots of situations, of patriotism turning coat to profiteering.

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