Texas Ranger John B. Jones And The Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881

By: Miller, Rick

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401 pages, photos, SIGNED by author. "Story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B. Jones, during his administration from 1874 to 1881, relating its history-both good and bad-chronologically, in depth, and in context. Highlighted are repeated budget and funding problems, developing standards of conduct, personalities and their interaction, mission focus and strategies against Indian war parties and outlaws, and coping with politics and bureaucracy. Miller covers all the major activities of the Battalion in the field that created and ultimately enhanced the legend of the Texas Rangers. Jones's personal life is revealed, as well as his role in shaping the policies and activities of the Frontier Battalion." UNT.

Title: Texas Ranger John B. Jones And The Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881

Author Name: Miller, Rick

Categories: Gunmen, Cowboys, The West,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Denton, University of North Texas Press: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 014947

Keywords: Texas Rangers, outlaws, Indians, lawmen, cowboys