Civil war |In Texas
By: Josemaria Zubia
Fall,1862,union commodore "William B. Renshaw" Demanded that the Confederates surrender Galveston,They had to comply since Galveston had no real defenses.In late 1862 a new commander of the Texas district from the confederates was chosen ,his name was "John B. Magruder",he immediately decided to make plans to take back Galveston ,after arriving at Galveston and a few little battles they decided on a truce,during the truce Renshaw shot an immobile Westfield this plan failed he killed himself and 13 members of his crew,with nothing to stop them the confederates won.
the battle of Palmito ranch.
May 11,1865, the union went to attack some rebel outpost and camps,they found no one,so they slept,then the union came and scattered their forces,then a "sizable" army,the union called for reinforcements,the union and the c.s.a,had a firefight,the union ordered a retreat and the confederates won this one.