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The Resource Peg Leg : the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872, by David C. Humphrey

Peg Leg : the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872, by David C. Humphrey

Label
Peg Leg : the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Title
Peg Leg
Title remainder
the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Statement of responsibility
by David C. Humphrey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Award
Spur Award for Biography, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
312109
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Humphrey, David C.
Dewey number
  • 327.730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F390.W322
LC item number
H86 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Watson Caulfield and Mary Maxwell Arnold Republic of Texas series
Series volume
no. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ward, Thomas William
  • Texas
  • Consuls
  • Texas
  • Texas
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872
Label
Peg Leg : the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872, by David C. Humphrey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Peg Leg, 1807-1845 -- Introduction -- From Dublin to New Orleans -- The storming of San Antonio -- With Green's Brigade -- Launching Houston -- "Autocrat of the land office" -- "Old Peg" and the Archive War -- Recovery and reform -- Pt. 2. Peg Leg and Susan, 1844-1874 -- Susan -- Downfall -- A time of troubles -- On the isthmus -- In jeopardy -- The Watermelon War and the Commodore -- Reunion and separation -- Civil wars -- Final years -- Retrospect
Control code
744774
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 340 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780876112373
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009009848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017005050
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780876112373
  • (OCoLC)277201342
Label
Peg Leg : the improbable life of a Texas hero, Thomas William Ward, 1807-1872, by David C. Humphrey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Peg Leg, 1807-1845 -- Introduction -- From Dublin to New Orleans -- The storming of San Antonio -- With Green's Brigade -- Launching Houston -- "Autocrat of the land office" -- "Old Peg" and the Archive War -- Recovery and reform -- Pt. 2. Peg Leg and Susan, 1844-1874 -- Susan -- Downfall -- A time of troubles -- On the isthmus -- In jeopardy -- The Watermelon War and the Commodore -- Reunion and separation -- Civil wars -- Final years -- Retrospect
Control code
744774
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 340 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780876112373
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2009009848
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40017005050
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780876112373
  • (OCoLC)277201342

Library Locations

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      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.2713021 -97.7460168
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      30.2717033 -97.7458906
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