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The Texas Rangers : a century of frontier defense

Author: Walter Prescott Webb
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Episodes from the history of the Texas Rangers reveal the deeds of the men who fostered the growth and success of the state law enforcement agency.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Prescott Webb
ISBN: 029273400X 9780292734005 9780292781108 0292781105
OCLC Number: 31634733
Description: xx, 583 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: ForewordAcknowledgmentsThey Rode Straight Up to Death: A PrefaceI. Texas: A Conflict of CivilizationsII. Out of the Revolution III. The Rangers and the RepublicIV. From Cherokee to Comanche V. The Captain Comes: John C. HaysVI. The Texas Rangers in the Mexican WarVII. First Years in the UnionVIII. The Bloody Years, 1858-1859IX. The Cortinas War on the Rio GrandeX. Sam Houston's Grand PlanXI. The State PoliceXII. McNelly and His Men in Southwest TexasXIII. McNelly and the War of Las CuevasXIV. McNelly's Successors: Lee Hall and John ArmstrongXV. The Frontier Battalion: Major John B. JonesXVI. The El Paso Salt WarXVII. Sam Bass: Texas's Beloved BanditXVIII. The End of the Indian Trail: The Rangers in the Far West XIX. The Closed Frontier: Last Services of the Frontier BattalionXX. The Texas Rangers in the Twentieth Century XXI. Revolution, World War, and ProhibitionXXII. Frank Hamer: Modern Texas RangerXXIII. Some Adventures of a Ranger HistorianBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: by Walter Prescott Webb ; illustrated with drawings by Lonnie Rees and with photograhs ; foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson.

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