New Book

Wharton County Historical Commission is pleased to announce Merle Reue Hudgins’ new book War Between the States Changed Texas Forever, due from the publisher in April.  The 2-volume, hard-cover publication of approximately 800 pages, including maps, photos, and other graphics, is priced at at $75, tax-included.  If you wish to have the book shipped, please add $10.

An order form is attached.  Please note that the form is not interactive.  To order, you will need to either print and mail the form to Wharton County Historical Commission at 1406 Kelving Way, Wharton, TX, 77488 or scan and email it to

For information, please contact Wharton County Historical Commission at