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1 McCaslin, Richard B. Tainted Breeze: The Great Hanging at Gainesville, Texas 1862
Baton Rouge, LA Louisiana State University Press 1994 0807118257 / 9780807118252 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Photos & Map 
xii, [4], 234 pp, [6], dark red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy grey-white dj w/illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel. The story of a state militia arresting more than two hundred alleged Unionists from five northern Texas counties and bringing them to Gainesville, the seat of Cooke County. In the ensuing days at least forty-four prisoners were hanged, and several other men were lynched in neighboring communities. The event proved to be the grisly climax of a tradiiton of violence and vigilantism in North Texas that began before the Civil War and lasted long afterward. 
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