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The Texas Rangers; a century of frontier defense

Author: Walter Prescott Webb; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View 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
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Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963.
Texas Rangers.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1965]
(OCoLC)574755143
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Prescott Webb; James H. Sutton Jr. and Sylvia Leal Carvajal Collection.
ISBN: 0292781105 9780292781108 029273400X 9780292734005
OCLC Number: 2414907
Description: xx, 583 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: They rode straight up to death: A preface --
Texas: a conflict of civilizations --
Out of the revolution --
The rangers and the republic --
From cherokee to comanche --
The captain comes: John c. hays --
The texas rangers in the mexican war --
First years in the union --
The bloody years, 1858-1859 --
The cortinas war on the rio grande --
Sam houston's grand plan --
The state police --
Mcnelly and his men in southwest texas --
McNelly and the war of las cuevas --
McNelly's successors: lee hall and john armstrong --
The frontier battalion: major john b. jones --
The el paso salt war --
Sam bass: texas's beloved bandit --
The end of the indian trail: The rangers in the far west --
The closed frontier: last services of the frontier battalion --
The texas rangers in the twentieth century --
Revolution, world war, and prohibition --
Frank hamer: modern texas ranger --
Some adventures of a ranger historian
Responsibility: by Walter Prescott Webb ; Illustrated with drawings by Lonnie Rees and with photographs ; foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson.

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