The famed Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Alabama engages Federal warships trying to reinstate the blockade of Galveston, Texas, in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Battle of Galveston
Confederate army and naval elements attack Federal occupation forces in an effort to take back the vital port city of Galveston on the Texas coast.
The Fall of Galveston
Federal army-navy forces occupy one of the most important points on the Texas coast.
The Battle of Corpus Christi
A Federal naval force off the coast of Texas attempts to capture the key port city of Corpus Christi.
I Refuse to Take This Oath
Sam Houston is deposed as governor of Texas for refusing to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy.
The Texas Secession
Texas secedes from the Union, and the Federal military commander in the state controversially turns over all property to the Texans.
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