9781574417289-1574417282-War in East Texas: Regulators vs. Moderators

War in East Texas: Regulators vs. Moderators

ISBN-13: 9781574417289
ISBN-10: 1574417282
Author: O'Neal, Bill
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Format: Paperback 206 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781574417289
ISBN-10: 1574417282
Author: O'Neal, Bill
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Format: Paperback 206 pages

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Acknowledged authors O'Neal, Bill wrote War in East Texas: Regulators vs. Moderators comprising 206 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1574417282 and 9781574417289. Since then War in East Texas: Regulators vs. Moderators textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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From 1840 through 1844 East Texas was wracked by murderous violence between Regulator and Moderator factions. More than thirty men were killed in assassinations, lynchings, ambushes, street fights, and pitched battles. The sheriff of Harrison County was murdered, and so was the founder of Marshall, as well as a former district judge. Senator Robert Potter, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, was slain by Regulators near his Caddo Lake home. Courts ceased to operate and anarchy reigned in Shelby County, Panola District, and Harrison County. Only the personal intervention of President Sam Houston and an invasion of the militia of the Republic of Texas halted the bloodletting.

The Regulator-Moderator War was the first and largest of the many blood feuds of Texas. Bill O’Neal includes rosters of names of the Regulator and Moderator factions arranged by the counties in which the individuals were associated, along with a roster of the victims of the war.

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