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January 2015

Vol No.: 
CXVIII

 On the cover: Frederic Remington, Training Horses to Leap Obstacles, Tenth United States Cavalry. Halftone, 1891. Courtesy of Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, gift of Richmond G. Wright. The Tenth U.S. Cavalry were among the famous “Buffalo Soldiers” of the Indian Wars in the late nineteenth-century American West and feature prominently in an article in the January Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Robert N. Watt’s “A Reevaluation of Colonel Benjamin H.

Table of Contents: 

A Reevaluation of Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson’s Trans-Pecos Campaign against Victorio, July–August 1880
By Robert N. Watt 241

The U.S. Army and the Alamo, 1846–1877
By Thomas “Ty” Smith

A Question of Identity: Dr. James Grant and the British Mission to Mexico, 1825–1826
By Stuart Reis

Book Reviews
Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States.

By Arnoldo De León

Ronald K. Wetherington and Frances Levine, eds., Battles and Massacres on the Southwestern Frontier: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives.

By Samuel Watson

Francis Lam, ed., Cornbread Nation 7: The Best Southern Food Writing.

By Jennifer Jensen Wallach

Kenneth L. Untiedt, ed., Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts: Legends and Lore in Texas.

By Amir Shachmurove

Margaret Lewis Furse, The Hawkins Ranch in Texas: From Plantation Times to the Present.

By Michael M. Miller

Lawrence Lee Hewitt with Arthur W. Bergeron Jr. and Thomas E. Schott, eds., Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Essays on America’s Civil War.

By Kenneth W. Howell

Norman C. Delaney, The Maltby Brothers’ Civil War.
By Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai Carl A. Brasseux and Katherine Carmines Mooney, eds., Ruined by this Miserable War: The Dispatches of Charles Prosper Fauconnet, a French Diplomat in New Orleans, 1863–1868.

By Paul Quigley

Claudine Chambers, Chronicling the West for Harper’s: Coast to Coast with Frenzeny & Tavernier in 1873–1874.

By Ron Tyler

David Johnson, The Horrell Wars: Feuding in Texas and New Mexico.

By James Blackshear

Shirley Ayn Linder, Doc Holliday in Film and Literature.

By Alexandria B. Harwood

Virginia Bernhard, ed., The Hoggs of Texas: Letters and Memoirs of an Extraordinary Family, 1887–1906.

By Mary L. Scheer

Carol O’Keefe Wilson, In the Governor’s Shadow: The True Story of Ma
and Pa Ferguson.

By Patrick Cox

Linda C. Noel, Debating American Identity: Southwestern Statehood and Mexican Immigration.

By Miguel Levario

Emilio Zamora, ed., The World War I Diary of José de la Luz Saenz.

By Gregory W. Ball 332

Ignacio M. García, When Mexicans Could Play Ball: Basketball, Race,
and Identity in San Antonio, 1928–1945.

By Alan C. Atchison

Sonia Hernández, Working Women into the Borderlands.

By Alicia M. Dewey

Sherrie S. McLeRoy, Texas Adoption Activist Edna Gladney: A Life
and Legacy of Love.

By Sharon Courmier

Bryant Boutwell, John P. McGovern: A Lifetime in Stories.

By Megan Seaholm

Barbara Ganson, Texas Takes Wing: A Century of Flight in the
Lone Star State.

By J’Nell Pate

October 2014

Vol No.: 
CXVIII

 On the cover: A 1928 illustration of the face of Olmos Dam in San Antonio. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. In this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Char Miller’s article “Streetscape Environmentalism: Floods, Social Justice, and Political Power in San Antonio, 1921–1974” explores how water projects such Olmos Dan created a geography of uneven flood protection that left the city’s west side more exposed to inundation than other parts of the Alamo City.

Table of Contents: 

Lyndon’s Granddaddy: Samuel Ealy Johnson Sr., Texas Populism, and the Improbable Roots of American Liberalism
By Gregg Cantrell

Streetscape Environmentalism: Floods, Social Justice, and Political Power in San Antonio, 1921–1974
By Char Miller

“If the Government Will Only . . . Fulfill Its Obligations”: Colonel Benjamin Grierson, Rations Policy, and the Kiowa Indians, 1868–1872
By Catharine R. Franklin 179 Southwestern Collection

Book Reviews

Donald Willett, ed., Galveston Chronicles: The Queen City of the Gulf.
By John Garrison Marks

George D. Torok, From the Pass to the Pueblos: El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail.
By Jay T. Harrison

John L. Kessell, Miera y Pacheco: A Renaissance Spaniard in Eighteenth-Cen- tury New Mexico.
By Jesús F. de la Teja

Benita Eisler, The Red Man’s Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman.
By Ron Tyler

Mark R. Cheathem, Andrew Jackson, Southerner.
By Sam W. Haynes

Roger G. Kennedy, Cotton and Conquest: How the Plantation System Acquired Texas.
By James C. Kearney

Craig H. Roell, Matamoros and the Texas Revolution.
By Stephen L. Hardin

Timothy Matovina and Jesús F. de la Teja, eds., Recollections of a Tejano Life: Antonio Menchaca in Texas History.
By James E. Crisp

Jeffery Robenalt, Historic Tales from the Texas Republic: A Glimpse of Texas Past.
By Amir Shachmurove

Jeffrey Stuart Kerr, Seat of Empire: The Embattled Birth of Austin, Texas.
By Andrew Gray

Richard Lowe, ed., Greyhound Commander: Confederate General John G. Walker’s History of the Civil War West of the Mississippi.
By Andrew F. Lang

Gary W. Gallagher, Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty.
By Richard B. McCaslin

Chuck Parsons and Norman Wayne Brown, A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West.
By Kenneth W. Howell

Stacey L. Smith, Freedom’s Frontier: California and the Struggle over Unfree Labor, Emancipation, and Reconstruction.
By Sean Smith

Linda Williams Reese, Trail Sisters: Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850– 1890.
By Roger D. Hardaway

Bernadette Pruitt, The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900–1941.
By L. E. Neal

Daniel D. Arreola, Postcards from the Río Bravo Border: Picturing the Place, Placing the Picture, 1900s–1950s.
By Scott Cook

Nick Kotz, The Harness Maker’s Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas.
By Anthony K. Knopp

Guadalupe San Miguel, Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activism in the Community.
By Gene B. Preuss

Gary A. Keith, ed., Rotten Boroughs, Political Thickets, and Legislative Donnybrooks: Redistricting in Texas.
By John H. Barnhill

Joseph A. Pratt with William E. Hale, Exxon: Transforming Energy, 1973–2005.
By James E. Cousar

January 2015

Vol No.: 
CXVIII

On the cover: Frederic Remington, Training Horses to Leap Obstacles, Tenth United States Cavalry.

Table of Contents: 

A Reevaluation of Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson’s Trans-Pecos Campaign against Victorio, July–August 1880
By Robert N. Watt

The U.S. Army and the Alamo, 1846–1877
By Thomas “Ty” Smith

Notes and Documents
A Question of Identity: Dr. James Grant and the British Mission to Mexico, 1825–1826
By Stuart Reid

Southwestern Collection

Book Reviews

Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States.

By Arnoldo De León 

Ronald K. Wetherington and Frances Levine, eds., Battles and Massacres on the Southwestern Frontier: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives.

By Samuel Watson

Francis Lam, ed., Cornbread Nation 7: The Best Southern Food Writing.

By Jennifer Jensen Wallace

Kenneth L. Untiedt, ed., Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts: Legends and Lore in Texas.

By Amir Shachmurove

Margaret Lewis Furse, The Hawkins Ranch in Texas: From Plantation Times to the Present.

By Michael M. Miller

Lawrence Lee Hewitt with Arthur W. Bergeron Jr. and Thomas E. Schott, eds., Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Essays on America’s Civil War.

By Kenneth W. Howell

Norman C. Delaney, The Maltby Brothers’ Civil War.

By Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

Carl A. Brasseux and Katherine Carmines Mooney, eds., Ruined by this Miserable War: The Dispatches of Charles Prosper Fauconnet, a French Diplomat in New Orleans, 1863–1868.

By Paul Quigley

Claudine Chambers, Chronicling the West for Harper’s: Coast to Coast with Frenzeny & Tavernier in 1873–1874.

By Ron Tyler

David Johnson, The Horrell Wars: Feuding in Texas and New Mexico.

By James Blackshear

Shirley Ayn Linder, Doc Holliday in Film and Literature.

By Alexandria B. Harwood

Virginia Bernhard, ed., The Hoggs of Texas: Letters and Memoirs of an Extraordinary Family, 1887–1906.

By Mary L. Scheer

Carol O’Keefe Wilson, In the Governor’s Shadow: The True Story of Ma
and Pa Ferguson.

By Patrick Cox

Linda C. Noel, Debating American Identity: Southwestern Statehood and Mexican Immigration.

By Miguel Levario

Emilio Zamora, ed., The World War I Diary of José de la Luz Saenz.

By Gregory W. Bal

Ignacio M. García, When Mexicans Could Play Ball: Bask
By Alicia M. Dewey

Sherrie S. McLeRoy, Texas Adoption Activist Edna Gladney: A Life
and Legacy of Love.

By Sharon Courmier

Bryant Boutwell, John P. McGovern: A Lifetime in Stories.

By Megan Seaholm

Barbara Ganson, Texas Takes Wing: A Century of Flight in the
Lone Star State.

By J’Nell Pate 

October 2014

Vol No.: 
CXVIII

On the cover: A 1928 illustration of the face of Olmos Dam in San Antonio.

Table of Contents: 

Lyndon’s Granddaddy: Samuel Ealy Johnson Sr., Texas Populism, and the Improbable Roots of American Liberalism
By Gregg Cantrell 133

Streetscape Environmentalism: Floods, Social Justice, and Political Power in San Antonio, 1921–1974
By Char Miller

“If the Government Will Only . . . Fulfill Its Obligations”: Colonel Benjamin Grierson, Rations Policy, and the Kiowa Indians, 1868–1872
By Catharine R. Franklin

Southwestern Collection

Book Reviews

Donald Willett, ed., Galveston Chronicles: The Queen City of the Gulf.

By John Garrison Marks

George D. Torok, From the Pass to the Pueblos: El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail.

By Jay T. Harrison

John L. Kessell, Miera y Pacheco: A Renaissance Spaniard in Eighteenth-Cen- tury New Mexico.

By Jesús F. de la Teja

Benita Eisler, The Red Man’s Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman.

By Ron Tyler

Mark R. Cheathem, Andrew Jackson, Southerner.

By Sam W. Haynes

Roger G. Kennedy, Cotton and Conquest: How the Plantation System Acquired Texas.

By James C. Kearney

Craig H. Roell, Matamoros and the Texas Revolution.

By Stephen L. Hardin

Timothy Matovina and Jesús F. de la Teja, eds., Recollections of a Tejano Life: Antonio Menchaca in Texas History.

By James E. Crisp

Jeffery Robenalt, Historic Tales from the Texas Republic: A Glimpse of Texas Past.

By Amir Shachmurove

Jeffrey Stuart Kerr, Seat of Empire: The Embattled Birth of Austin, Texas.

By Andrew Gray

Richard Lowe, ed., Greyhound Commander: Confederate General
John G. Walker’s History of the Civil War West of the Mississippi.

By Andrew F. Lang

Gary W. Gallagher, Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty.
By Richard B. McCaslin

Chuck Parsons and Norman Wayne Brown, A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West.

By Kenneth W. Howell

Stacey L. Smith, Freedom’s Frontier: California and the Struggle over Unfree Labor, Emancipation, and Reconstruction.

By Sean Smith

Linda Williams Reese, Trail Sisters: Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850– 1890.

By Roger D. Hardaway

Bernadette Pruitt, The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900–1941.

By L. E. Neal

Daniel D. Arreola, Postcards from the Río Bravo Border: Picturing the Place, Placing the Picture, 1900s–1950s.

By Scott Cook

Nick Kotz, The Harness Maker’s Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas.
By Anthony K. Knopp 234
Guadalupe San Miguel, Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activism in the Community.


By Gene B. Preuss

Gary A. Keith, ed., Rotten Boroughs, Political Thickets, and Legislative Donnybrooks: Redistricting in Texas.

By John H. Barnhill

Joseph A. Pratt with William E. Hale, Exxon: Transforming Energy, 1973–2005.

By James E. Cousar 238

Image of Brian A. BolingerBrian A. Bolinger was named the Chief Executive Officer of the Texas State Historical Association by the board of directors on October 11, 2014.

James Smallwood Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the career of Dr. James Smallwood, by encouraging the study of Texas history by students at Colleges and Universities. This $500.00 scholarship is to be awarded annually, to an Undergraduate or Graduate student, who is currently enrolled in or has recently (past 2 semesters) completed a Texas history course, with preference given to students who have written on a Texas history topic in the past 12 months.

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