Alexander, Bob.

Winchester Warriors : Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901 - Denton : University of North Texas Press, 2009. - 1 online resource (418 p.) - eBooks on Demand Frances B. Vick Series ; v.No. 6 . - Frances B. Vick Series .

Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 "A carnival of crime and corruption"; Chapter 2 "A big six-shooter and a good horse"; Chapter 3 "I'm shot, sure as hell"; Chapter 4 "I was acting the fool kid"; Chapter 5 "As yet they've harmed no good men"; Chapter 6 "They'd killed every damn one of us"; Chapter 7 "Buckskin officials in full blast"; Chapter 8 "Or borrow from some of the men"; Chapter 9 "Walked into his own trap"; Chapter 10 "Got drunk often, and stayed drunk long"; Chapter 11 "Smoke boiled from that gentleman's gun"; Chapter 12 "A deplorable mistake on both sides" Chapter 13 "A dynamite cartridge under the saloon"Chapter 14 "Compelled to do some killing"; Chapter 15 "But such is life in the far west"; Chapter 16 "Wants us in the parade"; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index

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. This book presents an assessment of Company D and its colorful cadre of Texas Rangers.

9781574413557 19.95 (NL)


Law enforcement --Texas --History --19th century.
Texas --History --1846-1950.
Texas Rangers. --Frontier Battalion. --Company D --History.


Electronic books.

F391.A32 2009

976.4/05