a brilliant attorney and political insider, William Pitt Ballinger was one of the most powerful men in Texas during the mid-19th century. He lived and worked in Galveston, a booming city and one of the South's most prominent commercial ports. Prior to the Civil War, Ballinger practiced law with grea....
"CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL: Medicine and the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
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