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Texas Ranger Lee Hall : From the Red River to the Rio Grande

Author: Chuck Parsons
Publisher: Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Book is a biography of Texas Ranger Lee Hall, born in North Carolina in 1849 and died in Texas in 1911. His career ranged all over Texas but mainly in South Texas and the Panhandle"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Jesse Lee Hall; Jesse Lee Hall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chuck Parsons
ISBN: 9781574417906 1574417908
OCLC Number: 1122690580
Description: xvi, 421 pages, 38 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: "Lee went to Texas in search of adventure" --
"A moment's reflexion convinced him he was a dead man if he resisted" --
"Now gentlemen, you can go to killing Rangers, but if you don't surrender the Rangers will go to killing you" --
"Cleaning out the crop of knaves and bloody-handed scoundrels" --
Hall retaliated and John Price was "everlastingly pounded up" --
"Battle Royal between Robbers and Rangers" --
Hall and Buckley "... by whipping their horses up the bank, barely did save themselves from destruction" --
"Lee Hall is ... as brave a man as ever stood" --
"All of a sudden one drew a knife and the other a pistol" --
"Uncle Sam or any other power could not get together a more formidable cavalry than the sun-browned, raw-boned, danger-tried rangers of the Texas frontier" --
Lee Hall "is an old captain of the Texas Rangers" --
"There is the stamp of the battlefield upon his face" --
"He never sent his men where danger was greatest. That part of the work he assumed himself" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Chuck Parsons.

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Jesse Lee Hall (1849-1911) was one of many young men seeking a new life following the Civil War, when he left North Carolina to find adventure in Texas. The old warrior died in San Antonio in 1911,  Read more...

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Digging deep into primary sources, Parsons offers his readers a true story of duty, sacrifice, and heartbreak." - Darren L. Ivey, author of The Ranger Ideal Volume 1 and Volume 2

 
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