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The Resource Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881, by Rick Miller

Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881, by Rick Miller

Label
Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881
Title
Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881
Statement of responsibility
by Rick Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1874, the Texas legislature created the Frontier Battalion, the first formal, budgeted organization as an arm of state government of what historically had been periodic groups loosely referred to as Texas Rangers. Initially created to combat the menace of repeated raids of Indians from the north and from Mexico into frontier counties, the Battalion was led by an unusual choice: a frail, humorless Confederate veteran from Navarro County, John B. Jones. Under Jones's leadership, the Battalion grew in sophistication, moving from Indian fighting to capturing Texas's bad men, such as John Wesley
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
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1941-
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Miller, Rick
Dewey number
  • 976.4/06092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F391
LC item number
.M645 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Number 9 in the Frances B. Vick series
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  • Jones, John B
  • Texas Rangers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas
  • Jones, John B
  • Texas Rangers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas
Label
Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881, by Rick Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-382) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Irresistible on horseback -- Daring gallantry -- The right man -- No carpet-knight -- A heavy task -- The abominable legislature -- Kill all the Dutch -- Gallant and untiring -- Terribly tongue-lashed -- A Bedouin in the saddle -- Here comes the rangers! -- A manly and vigorous effort -- Agin my profession -- Stately as a queen -- Scared on our arrival -- Promptness and fidelity -- Sober, steady, and respectable man -- Pangs of sorrow -- The best officers and men
Control code
811411464
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 401 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574414783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811411464
Label
Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881, by Rick Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-382) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Irresistible on horseback -- Daring gallantry -- The right man -- No carpet-knight -- A heavy task -- The abominable legislature -- Kill all the Dutch -- Gallant and untiring -- Terribly tongue-lashed -- A Bedouin in the saddle -- Here comes the rangers! -- A manly and vigorous effort -- Agin my profession -- Stately as a queen -- Scared on our arrival -- Promptness and fidelity -- Sober, steady, and respectable man -- Pangs of sorrow -- The best officers and men
Control code
811411464
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 401 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574414783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811411464

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