Six Years With The Texas Rangers, 1875 To 1881 (Heritage Classic)
Along with some general Texas Ranger history, the author recalls his first brush with Indians, the Mason County War, the Horrell-Higgins Feud, Sam Bass and his robber gang, the Salt Lake War, his first fight with Apaches, scouting in Mexico, some undesirable recruits in his own Ranger unit, and the last fight between the Rangers and Apaches. Gillett eventually went on to serve as the captain of th...
Series: Heritage Classic
Paperback: 298 pages
Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc. (February 11, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 10409036
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“Story was short, OR I read it very fast because it was a very good book.I was born in Big Springs West Texas, Howard County in 1955. The oldest picture of myself was taken in black and white film on a box camera. The picture of me was when I was tw...”
armed guards on the Santa Fe Railroad, and later became the Marshall of El Paso. Chapters include: The Making of a Ranger; The Texas Rangers; I Join the Rangers; My First Brush with Indians; The Mason County War; Major Jones and His Escort; The Horrell-Higgins Feud; Service with Reynolds, the Intrepid; Sam Bass and His Train Robber Gang; A Winter of Quiet and a Transfer; The Salt Lake War and a Long Trek; Our First Fight with Apaches; Scouting in Mexico; Treacherous Braves, a Faithful Dog, and a Murder; Victorio Becomes a Good Indian; Some Undesirable Recruits; Last Fight between Rangers and Apaches; An International Episode; Last Scoutings; and, Fruits of Ranger Service. The index includes names, places, and historical events.