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John B. Armstrong, Texas Ranger and Pioneer Ranchman (Canseco-Keck History Series #10)

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“Texas, by God!” cried notorious killer John Wesley Hardin when he saw a Colt .45 pointed at him on a train in Florida. At the other end of the pistol stood Texas Ranger John B. Armstrong.

Hardin’s arrest assured Armstrong a place in history, but his story is larger, fuller, and even more important—and until now it has never been told.

Serving in the Rangers’ famed Frontie
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Texas A&M University Press
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Sep 07, 2016 Sue rated it it was ok
'bout as dry as a newspaper clipping--a large one, or a college paper. When you're getting all your information from the census or from other written histories, the story is bound to be a little dry and parched. Nice pictures but we could have used more personal stories. An autobiography it is not. bla bla bla
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Chuck Parsons loves the Old West in general and Texas history in particular. His main focus of writing and research deals with the outlaws and the lawmen of Texas, especially the Texas Rangers. This has been his first love since sometime in the Junior High School years, in the 1950s. Although Chuck appreciates good novels, such as those written by Elmer Kelton, he concentrates on researching and ...more
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