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A private in the Texas Rangers : A.T. Miller of Company B, Frontier Battalion / John Miller Morris.

By: Morris, John Miller.
Contributor(s): Miller, A. T. (Abner Theophilus), 1858-1931.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Canseco-Keck history series: no. 3.Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2001Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 334 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0890969647 (alk. paper); 9780890969649 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Miller, A. T. (Abner Theophilus), 1858-1931 -- Diaries | Texas Rangers -- Biography | Soldiers -- Texas -- Diaries | Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas | Texas -- History -- 1846-1950Additional physical formats: Online version:: Private in the Texas Rangers.; Online version:: Private in the Texas Rangers.DDC classification: 976.4/06/092 | B
Contents:
"What Now Shal Be My Fate?": Winter of 1887 (January 1, 1887, to March 22, 1887) Quanah Crime and Punishment: Spring of 1887 (March 23, 1887, to June 22, 1887) Distant Thunder: Summer of 1887 (June 23, 1887, to September 23, 1887) The Locomotive of Justice: Autumn of 1887 (September 24, 1887, to December 22, 1887) "Cold as Whis": Winter of 1888 (December 23, 1887, to March 25, 1888) The Maroon Diary: Spring and Summer of 1888 (March 26, 1888 to July 23, 1888) Epilogue: The Boys of Company B Red Diary Addenda Black Diary Addenda
Summary: Three diaries, excerpted and annotated by Miller's great-grandson, John Miller Morris, provide the grist of a remarkable story -- a tale of true crime and punishment set against the scenic backdrops of the Rolling Plains, Panhandle, and Old Greer empires.
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Contains excerpted and annotated material from three diaries written by Miller.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-323) and index.

Three diaries, excerpted and annotated by Miller's great-grandson, John Miller Morris, provide the grist of a remarkable story -- a tale of true crime and punishment set against the scenic backdrops of the Rolling Plains, Panhandle, and Old Greer empires.

1 "What Now Shal Be My Fate?": Winter of 1887 (January 1, 1887, to March 22, 1887) 13 -- 2 Quanah Crime and Punishment: Spring of 1887 (March 23, 1887, to June 22, 1887) 59 -- 3 Distant Thunder: Summer of 1887 (June 23, 1887, to September 23, 1887) 117 -- 4 The Locomotive of Justice: Autumn of 1887 (September 24, 1887, to December 22, 1887) 152 -- 5 "Cold as Whis": Winter of 1888 (December 23, 1887, to March 25, 1888) 185 -- 6 The Maroon Diary: Spring and Summer of 1888 (March 26, 1888 to July 23, 1888) 217 -- Epilogue: The Boys of Company B 251 -- Appendix A Red Diary Addenda 291 -- Appendix B Black Diary Addenda 293.

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John Miller Morris is an associate professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Author of the award-winning "El Llano Estacado: Exploration & Imagination on the High Plains of Texas" & "New Mexico, 1536-1860", Morris lectures widely on topics in geography & history. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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