On the cover: Although Indianola, Texas, is now a ghost town, it was once an important port on the Gulf Coast. This 1860 illustration by Helmuth Holtz shows how the settlement might have appeared about the time of the events in one of the articles in this issue of the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, “‘A Chicken for Breakfast at the Expense of Mr. Rebel’: The Journal of Sergeant Nelson Howard, Company E, 13th Maine Infantry on the Texas Coast, 1863–1864,” edited by Jerry Thompson. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
Political Hippies and Hip Politicos”: Counterculture Alliance and Cultural Radicalism in 1960s Austin, Texas
By John A. Moretta
Taming the East Texas “Black Giant,”: Ernest O. Thompson and Illusions of Independence, 1930–1935
By Matthew Ware Coulter
“A Chicken for Breakfast at the Expense of Mr. Rebel”: The Journal of Sergeant Nelson Howard, Company E, 13th Maine Infantry on the Texas Coast, 1863–1864
Edited with an introduction by Jerry Thompson
Gregory D. Smithers, Native Southerners: Indigenous History from Origins to Removal.
By F. Todd Smith
Cameron Strang, Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500–1850.
By Kelly Hopkins
Light Townsend Cummins, To the Vast and Beautiful Land: Anglo Migration into Spanish Louisiana and Texas, 1760s–1820s.
By Bradley Folsom
Roseann Bacha-Garza, Christopher L. Miller, and Russell K. Skowronek, eds., The Civil War on the Rio Grande, 1846–1876.
By Robert Wooster
John T. Whatley, ed., An East Texas Family’s Civil War: The Letters of Nancy and William Whatley, May–December 1862.
By William C. Yancey
Lawrence Lee Hewitt and Thomas E. Schott, eds., Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Essays on America’s Civil War, Volume 3.
By Christopher Bean
Clint E. Chambers and Paul H. Carlson, Comanche Jack Stilwell: Army Scout and Plainsman.
By Thomas A. Britten
Joshua Specht, Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America.
By Michael Wise
Janne Lahti, The American West and the World: Transnational and Comparative Perspectives.
By Jason Pierce
Greg Grandin, The End the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America.
By Mark Goldberg
Ron Tyler, Western Art, Western History: Collected Essays.
By Brian Dippie
Virginia Couse Leavitt, Eanger Irving Couse: The Life and Times of an American Artist, 1866–1936.
By J. P. Bryan
Kathryn E. O’Rourke, ed., O’Neil Ford on Architecture.
By W. Dwayne Jones
Miriam Kalman Friedman, Rivers of Light: The Life of Claire Myers Owens.
By Kathryn Hamilton Warren
Enrique M. Buelna, Chicano Communists and the Struggle for Social Justice.
By Joel Zapata
David E. Wilkins and Shelly Hulse Wilkins, Dismembered: Native Disenrollment and the Battle for Human Rights.
By Jeffrey Shepherd
Malcolm Ebright and Rick Hendricks, Pueblo Sovereignty: Indian Land and Water in New Mexico and Texas.
By Flannery Burke
Anita Huizar-Hernández, Forging Arizona: A History of the Peralta Land Grant and Racial Identity in the West.
By Tim Bowman
Lucie Genay, Land of Nuclear Enchantment: A New Mexican History of the Nuclear Weapons Industry.
By Julie Cohn
David W. Keller, In the Shadow of the Chinatis: A History of Pinto Canyon in the Big Bend.
By Kathleen Shafer