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The Resource Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald, Harold J. Weiss, Jr, (electronic resource)

Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald, Harold J. Weiss, Jr, (electronic resource)

Label
Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald
Title
Yours to command
Title remainder
the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald
Statement of responsibility
Harold J. Weiss, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
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1932-
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Weiss, Harold J.
Dewey number
  • 363.28
  • B
LC call number
F391.M142
LC item number
W456 2009
Series statement
Frances B. Vick series
Series volume
no. 5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McDonald, William Jesse
  • Texas Rangers
  • Peace officers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas
Label
Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald, Harold J. Weiss, Jr, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the author's Ph. D. thesis, Indiana University, 1980
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-414) and index
Contents
List of maps and illustrations -- Preface -- Part 1. Emergence of a ranger officer. Introduction: Bill McDonald, the historical record, and the popular mind ; The making of a Texas lawman ; Captain Bill and Company B in the Panhandle ; A gunfight between two guardians of the law ; Proceed to El Paso: the Rangers and prizefighting ; A bank robbery in Wichita Falls -- Part 2. Waning days of the frontier battalion ; San Saba mob: a murder society ; Reese-Townsend feud at Columbus ; Humphries case: an East Texas lynching ; Finale of the Frontier Battalion -- Part 3. An aging lawman: highs and lows ; Forming a new Ranger force ; Conditt murder case: a study in detection ; Brownsville affair: a muddled incident ; Rio Grande city: the last stand ; The end comes: state revenue agent and other roles
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000431592
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781574412604
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009002367
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000431592
Label
Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald, Harold J. Weiss, Jr, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Based on the author's Ph. D. thesis, Indiana University, 1980
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-414) and index
Contents
List of maps and illustrations -- Preface -- Part 1. Emergence of a ranger officer. Introduction: Bill McDonald, the historical record, and the popular mind ; The making of a Texas lawman ; Captain Bill and Company B in the Panhandle ; A gunfight between two guardians of the law ; Proceed to El Paso: the Rangers and prizefighting ; A bank robbery in Wichita Falls -- Part 2. Waning days of the frontier battalion ; San Saba mob: a murder society ; Reese-Townsend feud at Columbus ; Humphries case: an East Texas lynching ; Finale of the Frontier Battalion -- Part 3. An aging lawman: highs and lows ; Forming a new Ranger force ; Conditt murder case: a study in detection ; Brownsville affair: a muddled incident ; Rio Grande city: the last stand ; The end comes: state revenue agent and other roles
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000431592
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781574412604
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009002367
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000431592

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