The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 68, July 1964 - April, 1965 Page: 195
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Unionism in Texas, 1856-1861
Democratic in 1856 and in 186o, gave a much higher vote in
opposition to secession in 1 861.
Per cent for Per cent Per cent against
County Fillmore for Bell secession
Bexar 29.9 22.9 46.2
Comal 8.4 9.9 26.5
Cooke 28.7 33.9 61.7
Denton 30o.o0 24.4 43.6
Fannin 29.2 32.6 58.2
Hopkins 31 .o0 20.0 31.1
Jack 25.7 84.4
Mason . . 5.6 97.4
Medina 22.3 23.2 59.7
Montague . 21.1 63.2
Van Zandt 17.7 8.o 41.2
These last forty counties almost entirely in North Texas, along
the frontier, and including the area of substantial German popu-
lation extending into Central Texas, reflect the most solidly
Unionist sentiment in Texas from 1856 to 1861.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 68, July 1964 - April, 1965, periodical, 1965; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101198/m1/235/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.