The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 81, July 1977 - April, 1978 Page: 426
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426 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
I wonder what Lubbock thinks now of his "coast guard," and "cow
herding" system-I think he ought to challenge Genl. Magruder.31
If I am well enough, I may start down tomorrow.
Thy abiding friend
3lReference is probably to General Magruder's efforts to ward off possible Federal in-
vasions of the Texas coast. General Nathaniel P. Banks's invasion attempt in November,
1863, was repulsed by Magruder's efforts. Webb, Carroll, and Branda (eds.), Handbook of
Texas, II, 131.
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