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Download e-book for kindle: Savage Frontier Volume 3: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars by Stephen L. Moore

By Stephen L. Moore

ISBN-10: 1574412280

ISBN-13: 9781574412284

ISBN-10: 1574412299

ISBN-13: 9781574412291

This 3rd quantity of the Savage Frontier sequence specializes in the evolution of the Texas Rangers and frontier conflict in Texas throughout the years 1840 and 1841. Comanche Indians have been the top rival to the pioneers in this interval. Peace negotiations in San Antonio collapsed in the course of the Council residence struggle, prompting what might develop into often called the nice Comanche Raid in the summertime of 1840. Stephen L. Moore covers the ensuing conflict of Plum Creek and different engagements in new element. Rangers, militiamen, and volunteers made offensive sweeps into West Texas and the go Timbers zone of current Dallas-Fort worthy. in this time Texass Frontier Regiment equipped an outstanding army highway, approximately parallel to trendy Interstate 35. Moore additionally indicates how the Colt repeating pistol got here into use by way of Texas Rangers. eventually, he units the checklist directly at the battles of the mythical Captain Jack Hays. via wide use of fundamental army files and first-person bills, Moore presents a transparent view of existence as a frontier fighter within the Republic of Texas. The reader will locate herein quite a few and painstakingly recreated muster rolls, in addition to casualty lists and a compilation of 1841 rangers and minutemen. For the exacting historian or genealogist of early Texas, the Savage Frontier sequence is an critical source on early nineteenth-century Texas frontier warfare.

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