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Frontier Texas : history of a borderland to 1880

Author: Robert F Pace; Donald S Frazier
Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : State House Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the epic story of western Texas. The geography of the land made it a natural border between regions of settlement throughout most of its existence. Competing for that borderland for centuries were millions of bison and the nomadic Plains Indians who followed them. Then came the Spanish explorers, and then the Americans with their forts, settlements, and cattle. With this mix of competitors, the region's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pace, Robert F.
Frontier Texas.
Abilene, Tex. : State House Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)609989226
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Pace; Donald S Frazier
ISBN: 1880510839 9781880510834
OCLC Number: 54349627
Description: 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Texas Frontier Borderland --
Chapter One: Comanches, Spaniards, and the Land, 1700-1821 --
The Comanches --
Presidio San Sabá --
Pedro Vial and the Comanches --
The Comancheros --
Chapter Two: Settlements, Forts, and Soldiers, 1821-1860 --
Texas Rangers --
The Frontier Forts --
Robert S. Neighbors and the Reservations --
Delaware Indians --
Randolph Barnes Marcy --
Buffalo Hump, Santa Anna, Ketumsee, and Sanaco --
Cynthia Ann Parker --
Chapter Three: Ranching and the Cattle Frontier to 1861 --
Cattle Industry and the Open Range --
Cattle Drives and the Shawnee Trail --
Ranches on the Range --
Sheep on the Frontier --
Butterfield Overland Mail --
Secession and the Frontier --
Chapter Four: The Civil War on the Frontier, 1860-1865 --
Fate of the Frontier Forts --
Increasing Violence --
The Cox Mountain Fight --
Elm Creek Raid --
Fate of the Elm Creek Captives --
Citizen Forts and the Battle of Dove Creek --
Life in the Citizen Forts --
Chapter Five: The Military Returns to the Frontier, 1865-1880 --
Return of the Frontier Forts --
Failure of the Peace --
William T. Sherman and the Warren Wagon Train Raid --
Hunting the Buffalo --
Ranald S. Mackenzie and the Red River War --
Chapter Six: Destruction of the Buffalo and the Rise of the Cattle Frontier, 1865-1880 --
The Buffalo Slaughter in Texas --
The Hunters War --
The Cow Men --
Making of the Cattle Kingdom --
Goodnight-Loving Trail --
Chisholm Trail --
Western Trail --
Chapter Seven: The Frontier Transformed --
Cattle Rusting --
The Seedy Side of Cattle Drives --
Crime, Violence, and Vigilante Justice --
Social Life on the Frontier --
Frontier Failures --
Technology Conquers the Frontier.
Responsibility: Robert F. Pace and Donald S. Frazier.
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The West Texas frontier has always been a climatic, geographical, political, and cultural borderland. People of the frontier developed perseverance, toughness, and this book tells the epic story of  Read more...

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