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The west Texas frontier

Joseph Carroll McConnell

The west Texas frontier

or, A descriptive history of early times in western Texas

by Joseph Carroll McConnell

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Published by Gazette Print in [Jacksboro, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.,
    • Indians of North America -- Texas.,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1815-1875.,
    • Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcontaining an accurate account of much hitherto unpublished history ... By Joseph Carroll McConnell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF386 .M127
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6298948M
      LC Control Number33036987
      OCLC/WorldCa19558801

      Texas lies at the juncture of two major cultural spheres of Pre-Columbian North America, the Southwestern and the Plains areas. The area now covered by Texas was occupied by three major indigenous cultures, which had reached their developmental peak before the arrival of European explorers and are known from are: the Pueblo from the upper Rio Grande region, . The Texas Frontier in was guarded by a line of army forts ranging from Fort Worth to Fort Duncan near Eagle Pass. With the end of the Mexican War, settlers had begun pushing toward the Texas interior, and troops became available to furnish new towns some measure of protection from raiding bands of Indians.1 Fort Martin bScott.

        Book about frontier life in the southwest. Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and : Charles Sealsfield. A retail area will offer Frontier Texas! and Abilene products, books, records and other items. Facility Design and Exterior Items of Interest. Since Frontier Texas! is a facility intended to welcome, entertain and educate, the design of the building and site was approached with the idea that architecture should further these objectives.

      Located in historic downtown Abilene, Frontier Texas! is a western heritage center that allows visitors to relive the Old West through the magic of state-of-the-art technology. Frontier Texas! brings the frontier to life and lets visitors meet people who played out their lives on the Texas Range: $50 - $   The west Texas frontier by Joseph Carroll McConnell; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life, History, Indians of North America, Wars; Places: Texas; Times:


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Texas and the Western Frontier was written by Ty Cashion, author and professor of History at Sam Houston State University (see Frontier Forts Supporters and Contributors). Print Sources. Cashion, Ty A Texas Frontier: The Clear Fork Country and Fort Griffin, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma.

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Reflecting the two major publishing trends ofthe hero’s journey and the real and imagined West, my top authors and books for are: T.J. Stiles’s Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, Robert Utley’s Wanted: The Outlaw Lives of Billy the Kid & Ned Kelly, Mary Doria Russell’s Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K.

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Despite the unfamiliar and often harsh environment, the first pioneers—mainly southern stock raisers—persisted through conflicts with Plains Indians. Yet, as author Bill Neal makes clear in Getting Away With Murder on the Texas Frontier, this wasn’t always the case. Across the harsh sagebrush of west Texas during the late s, when enterprising district attorneys first ventured into former Comanche country with tattered copies of the Texas statute book in hand, the odds were nearly.

Frontier Crossroads: Fort Davis and the West. by Robert Wooster, Texas A&M University Press, College Station,$ When reading about isolated but intriguing 19th-century west Texas, where the mail was carried on the San Antonio–El Paso Road and Mescalaro Apaches and buffalo soldiers roamed, Fort Davis inevitably gets mentioned a time or two.

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