North vs. South
*Sam Houston refused to declare loyalty to the confederacy and was removed from office by the Texas secession convention in March 1861.
* On February 16 1861, U.S. Gen. David Twiggs surrendered all United States military post in Texas including is own San Antonio headquarters to the Texas committee of public safety.
*Gen.Albert Sidney Johnston of Texas was considered one of South's most promising officers at the time of his death in 1862 on the battlefield at Shiloh, Tennessee.
*From 1861 speech by Gov. Sam Houston at Galveston, a few days prior to passage of the ordinance of secession.