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Author Collins, Michael L., 1950- author

Title A crooked river : rustlers, rangers, and regulars on the lower Rio Grande, 1861-1877 / Michael L. Collins
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Prologue: thieves of Bagdad -- The Devil's horsemen -- Old Rip returns -- Escaping Reconstruction -- Skinning wars -- Robb's commission -- Mackenzie's Raiders -- McNelly's Rangers -- Texas Devils -- Crossing the Jordan -- Catching Hell -- Epilogue: postscripts from Purgatory
Summary In A Crooked River, Michael L. Collins presents a rousing narrative of these events that reflects perspectives of people on both sides of the Rio Grande
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American Civil War (1861-1865)
Culture conflict -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley -- History -- 19th century
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas, South
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Texas
Culture conflict.
Frontier and pioneer life.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
International relations.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century
Mexico -- Relations -- Texas, South
Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Texas, South -- Relations -- Mexico
Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Texas, South.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0806161582 (electronic bk.)
9780806161587 (electronic bk.)