Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas 1838-1839 v. 2
By (author) Stephen L. Moore
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Savage Frontier by Stephen L. Moore
Book DescriptionThis second volume of the "Savage Frontier" series focuses on two of the bloodiest years of fighting in the young Texas Republic, 1838 and 1839. By early 1838, the Texas Rangers were in danger of disappearing altogether. Stephen L. Moore shows how the major general of the new Texas Militia worked around legal constraints in order to keep mounted rangers in service. Expeditions against Indians during 1838 and 1839 were frequent, conducted by militiamen, rangers, cavalry, civilian volunteer groups and the new Frontier Regiment of the Texas Army. From the Surveyors' Fight to the Battle of Brushy Creek, each engagement is covered in new detail. The volume concludes with the Cherokee War of 1839, which saw the assembly of more Texas troops than had engaged the Mexican army at San Jacinto. Moore fully covers the failed peace negotiations, the role of the Texas Rangers in this campaign, and the last stand of heroic Chief Bowles. Through extensive use of primary military documents and first-person accounts, Moore provides a clear view of life as a frontier fighter in the Republic of Texas. The reader will find herein numerous and painstakingly recreated muster rolls, as well as a complete list of Texan casualties of the frontier Indian wars from 1835 through 1839. For the exacting historian or genealogist of early Texas, the "Savage Frontier" series will be an indispensable resource on early nineteenth-century Texas frontier violence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781574412062
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
Publisher: University of North Texas Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen L. Moore
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Originally published in hardcover in 2014.
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Author Biography - Stephen L. Moore
STEPHEN L. MOORE is a sixth-generation Texan and author of Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas, Volume I, 1835-1837. He is also the author of Eighteen Minutes: The Battle of San Jacinto and the Texas Independence Campaign and Taming Texas: Captain William T. Sadler's Lone Star Service. He lives in Lantana, Texas.
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