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Capt"n John, story of a Texas Ranger

Frankie Davis Glenn

Capt"n John, story of a Texas Ranger

by Frankie Davis Glenn

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Published by Nortex Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sansom, John William, 1834-1920.,
  • Texas Rangers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-118) and index.

    Other titlesCaptain John, story of a Texas Ranger.
    Statementby Frankie Davis Glenn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF391.S227 G54 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1778383M
    LC Control Number92134468

    Texas Ranger Dispatch editor Robert Nieman has two books on modern Texas Rangers to his credit. First, Glenn Elliott: A Ranger's Ranger (), now in its fourth printing and now Ed Gooding, Soldier Texas Ranger. His latest effort is the life story of Edgar Dalton Gooding. In this book. John M. Wood knew he wanted to be a Texas Ranger from a young age, but he had no way of knowing he would fill those boots so well.. At well over 6 feet tall, the soft-spoken man personified the.

      John Bird. Continuing Indian raids caused settlers on the upper Brazos, Trinity and Colorado rivers to petition the Congress of the Republic of Texas for help. On Sunday, , Captain John Bird and Private Nathaniel Brookshire encountered three Indians skinning a buffalo and routed them, capturing one of their horses laden with meat. Frank Hamer, Texas Ranger Shortly after Frank became a hired hand for a ranch on the Pecos. It was at this time that Frank assisted a local Sheriff track and capture some rustlers.

    Over the years, a distinct Ranger tradition has evolved. For The Common Defense The Ranger story begins many years ago. In , the Father of Texas, Stephen F. Austin realized the need for a body of men to protect his fledgling colony, the land settlement effort that marked the beginning of . Sam — A Texas Ranger who has no desire for ranch life. Luke — An outlaw who never knew who his father’s name until his mother lay on her deathbed. Gravely injured on the trail of a notorious criminal, Texas Ranger Sam Legend boards a train bound for his family ranch to recuperate only to find himself locked in battle to save a desperate.


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