Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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From 1861 to 1865, the flag of the Confederacy flew over Texas as its sixth flag. While war raged in the other Southern states, it rarely touched Texas directly. The impact of this terrible conflict would continue to be felt in the Lone Star State into modern times.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite film by Stephen Tobolowsky?
This is where Confederate soldiers defeated four Union gunboats in 1863 and prevented Union forces from penetrating the Texas interior.
Fascinating because it’s a site devoted to a Confederate unit that actually manages to identify “states’ rights” as being directly related to slavery.
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