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Author Alexander, Bob, 1943-

Title Winchester warriors : Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901 / by Bob Alexander
Edition First edition
Published Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 402 pages) : illustrations
Series Frances B. Vick series ; no. 6
Frances B. Vick series ; no. 6
Contents A carnival of crime and corruption -- A big six-shooter and a good horse -- I'm shot, sure as hell -- I was acting the fool kid -- As yet they've harmed no good men -- They'd killed every damn one of us -- Buckskin officials in full blast -- Or borrow from some of the men -- Walked into his own trap -- Got drunk often, and stayed drunk long -- Smoke boiled from that gentleman's gun -- A deplorable mistake on both sides -- A dynamite cartridge under the saloon -- Compelled to do some killing -- But such is life in the Far West -- Wants us in the parade
Summary The Texas Rangers were institutionally birthed in 1874 with the formation of the Frontier Battalion. They were tasked with interdicting Indian incursions into the frontier settlements and dealing with the lawlessness running rampant throughout Texas. This book presents an assessment of Company D and its colorful cadre of Texas Rangers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-381) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Texas Rangers. Frontier Battalion. Company D -- History.
Law enforcement -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009009242
ISBN 1282889729
1441678662 (electronic bk.)
1574413554 (e-book)
9781441678669 (electronic bk.)
9781574413557 (e-book)