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. In an effort to put a human face on the rangers, Bob Alexander tells the story of one of the six companies of the Frontier Battalion, Company D....
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: University of North Texas Press; First Edition edition (August 3, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.2 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 3516398
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This is a good book that provides the perspective of the Texas Rangers from the individual who served as one. It shares how they lived, "in tents or under the stars", the hard riding that was required, i.e. the importance of a good horse, the days a...