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Civil War and Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier: A Narrative and Photographic History

by Thompson, Jerry and Jones III, Lawrence T.
Publisher: Texas State Historical Association
Retail Price: $39.95
Issue: Spring 2005
ISBN: 0876112017

This book provides a broad narrative of the Rio Grande between 1861 and 1870. During this time, Union and Confederate troops fought for control of the river, while Mexico was in the midst of its own political turmoil. The main focus of this history is provided by photographs taken by Louis de Planque and others who operated studios in and around Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Mexico.

review of Civil War and Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier: A Narrative and Photographic History, by Thompson, Jerry, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2005).