The post-Civil War era
After the Civil War, six regiments of black troops served in Texas and the West.
There were 52 African American legislators in Texas during the Reconstruction period.
Cattle drives started in earnest after the Civil War.
Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom for Black Texans and one of the most important holidays observed in Texas.
The period of Texas Reconstruction and through the early 20th century was ridden in turmoil.
Juneteenth, a new state constitution (or two), and a ... salt war?
It doesn't get any more Texan than this…
Reserve your copy of the brand new Texas Almanac today!
Buy now »