"It was America's bloodiest era," says University of Houston history professor Eric Walther of the Civil War. "More Americans were killed at the hands of other Americans than in any other wars in history combined." Texas wasn't even on the winning side of the bloodshed; in fact, our state was so heavily Confederate that Unionist governor Sam Houston was forced from office in 1861. So why would anyone here want to re-create this section of our... More >>>