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Six years with the Texas rangers, 1875-1881

Author: James B Gillett; Milo Milton Quaife
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1925.
Series: A Yale Western Americana paperbound, YW-9
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The history of the Texas Rangers, the most famous permanent organization of mounted police in our country, goes back more than a hundred years. Here, you were learn about it's varied past.
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Gillett, James B., 1856-1937.
Six years with the Texas rangers, 1875-1881.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1925
(OCoLC)574365394
Named Person: James Buchanan Gillett; Sam Bass; George Wythe Baylor; John B Jones; N O Reynolds
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James B Gillett; Milo Milton Quaife
OCLC Number: 479422
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 259 pages, [12] : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Preface --
The making of a Ranger --
The Texas Rangers --
I join the Rangers --
My first brush with Indians --
The Mason Country War --
Major Jones and his escort --
The Horrell-Higgins feud --
Service with Reynolds, the intrepid --
Sam Bass and his train robber gang --
A winter of quiet and a transfer --
The Salt Lake War and a long trek --
Our first fight with Apaches --
Scouting in Mexico --
Treacherous braves, a faithful dog, and a murder --
Victorio becomes a good Indian --
Some undesirable recruits --
Last fight between Rangers and Apaches --
An international episode --
Last scoutings --
Fruits of Ranger service.
Series Title: A Yale Western Americana paperbound, YW-9
Responsibility: by James B. Gillett ; edited, with an introduction, by M.M. Quaife ; foreword by Oliver Knight.
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The history of the Texas Rangers, the most famous permanent organization of mounted police in our country, goes back more than a hundred years. Here, you were learn about it's varied past.

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