January 2015

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 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. Grierson’s Trans-Pecos Campaign against Victorio, July–August 1880.”

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 Reid

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

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