A Federal army-navy expedition to the Texas-Louisiana border meets with embarrassing defeat by less than 50 Confederates defending Sabine Pass.
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.
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.
Federal army-navy forces occupy one of the most important points on the Texas coast.
A Federal naval force off the coast of Texas attempts to capture the key port city of Corpus Christi.
Sam Houston is deposed as governor of Texas for refusing to take an oath of allegiance to the Confederacy.