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Galveston, Texas, provides the city of Houston with a port on the Gulf of Mexico. It was the site of naval battles during the Civil War and was devastated by the infamous Galveston Hurricane in 1900.
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Cottonclads!: The Battle of Galveston and the Defense of the Texas Coast by Donald S. Frazier.
Admiral David Farragut orders enclaves to be established in Texas as part of the Federal blockade in 1862. This involves attempts against Corpus Chris...