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Taming Texas : Captain William T. Sadler's Lone Star service / Stephen L. Moore.

By: Moore, Stephen L.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin, Tex. : State House Press, 2000Description: 387 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1880510685 (alk. paper); 9781880510681 (alk. paper); 1880510707 (deluxe ed. : alk. paper); 9781880510704 (deluxe ed. : alk. paper); 1880510693 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781880510698 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Sadler, William Turner, 1797-1884 | Soldiers -- Texas -- Biography | Pioneers -- Texas -- Biography | Legislators -- Texas -- Biography | Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 | Texas -- History -- Republic, 1836-1846 | Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 | California -- Gold discoveries | Anderson County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century | Houston County (Tex.) -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 976.4/04/092 | B
Contents:
Texas Bound: Lamar And The "Unassuming Gentleman" Pioneers of the Fort Houston Settlement Sadler's Rangers and the Nacogdoches Volunteers A Time To Fight: The Fork In The Road Rendezvous With Santa Anna: The Battle of San Jacinto Post-San Jacinto: A New Threat in East Texas Cordova's Rebellion and General Rusk's Texas Militia Mabbitt's Skirmish and The Battle of Kickapoo The Edens-Madden Massacre The Republic's New First Regiment of Infantry Sadler's Appeal To President Lamar Frontier Freedom: The Cherokee War Transition Years Of A Young Nation The End of a Republic: Ninth Congress The First Legislature Shapes the New State Early Anderson County And The Second Legislature California Gold, Texas Railroads And The Civil War Final Years of a Texas Veteran Other Rosters/Lists.
Summary: Profiles one of the leading pioneers of nineteenth-century Texas, who served in the Cherokee War and the Civil War and helped tame the frontier.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-362) and index.

Profiles one of the leading pioneers of nineteenth-century Texas, who served in the Cherokee War and the Civil War and helped tame the frontier.

1. Texas Bound: Lamar And The "Unassuming Gentleman" 5 -- 2. Pioneers of the Fort Houston Settlement 25 -- 3. Sadler's Rangers and the Nacogdoches Volunteers 39 -- 4. A Time To Fight: The Fork In The Road 51 -- 5. Rendezvous With Santa Anna: The Battle of San Jacinto 59 -- 6. Post-San Jacinto: A New Threat in East Texas 77 -- 7. Cordova's Rebellion and General Rusk's Texas Militia 97 -- 8. Mabbitt's Skirmish and The Battle of Kickapoo 115 -- 9. The Edens-Madden Massacre 131 -- 10. The Republic's New First Regiment of Infantry 141 -- 11. Sadler's Appeal To President Lamar 159 -- 12. Frontier Freedom: The Cherokee War 167 -- 13. Transition Years Of A Young Nation 195 -- 14. The End of a Republic: Ninth Congress 209 -- 15. The First Legislature Shapes the New State 219 -- 16. Early Anderson County And The Second Legislature 239 -- 17. California Gold, Texas Railroads And The Civil War 251 -- 18. Final Years of a Texas Veteran 271 -- Other Rosters/Lists.

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STEPHEN L. MOORE, a sixth generation Texan, graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, where he studied journalism and advertising. He previously combined with William J. Shinneman and Robert W. Gruebel to write The Buzzard Brigade: Torpedo Squadron Ten at War.

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