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Category: All Categories: Americana & U.S. States: TX: Military
34 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Arnold, James R., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier

Publisher: Castle Books Edison, NJ 2007.
vi, 378 pp, black papercovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, glossy blu-light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The Comanche reacted to the relocation of eastern Native American tribes and the increasing encroachment of the settlers that threatened the survival of the Great Plains tribes. The government's answer was the Second Cavalry, created by U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. It was designed to fight a mobile war with innovative tactics, this select unit tunred the tide of the battle for the West and also forged the commanders of both sides of America's next great conflict. First Thus Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 12.57 CAD 12.71 EUR 8.72 GBP 6.98 JPY 1,169.00 MXN 146.13 ZAR 125.70 

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2.
Bricker, Richard W., Illustrated by: Photos, Maps & Illustrations  
Wooden Ships from Texas : A World War I Saga

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press College Station, TX 1998.
xvii, 116 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy blu dj w/color illustrated front & spine w/tan lettering. Starting in 1916, Texas built seventeen four- and five-masted sailing ships out of East Texas pine. The first ship built was the City of Orange. Of fourteen ships built at one shipyard, four burned & one was sunk by a U-boat off the coast of Spain. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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3.
Burkett, Mary Lou, Illustrated by: Hilbig, Joan  
Fighting Men of Texas : Texas History Tales in Blank Verse

Publisher: Eakins Press Austin, TX 1986.
iv, 159 pp, red imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream spine w/black lettering & color illustrated front. This book length poem in blank verse celebrates the figthing men of Texas from the days of the Texas Revolution to the present. corner crease on bottom front corner on several of the pages towards the end of the book. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 14.17 CAD 14.33 EUR 9.84 GBP 7.87 JPY 1,318.00 MXN 164.75 ZAR 141.72 

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4.
Burkett, Mary Lou, Illustrated by: Hilbig, Joan  
Fighting Men of Texas : Texas History Tales in Blank Verse

Publisher: Eakins Press Austin, TX 1986.
iv, 159 pp, red imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream spine w/black lettering & color illustrated front. This book length poem in blank verse celebrates the figthing men of Texas from the days of the Texas Revolution to the present. corner crease on bottom front corner on several of the pages towards the end of the book. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 14.62 CAD 14.78 EUR 10.15 GBP 8.12 JPY 1,360.00 MXN 170.00 ZAR 146.24 

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5.
Canada, Col. Gary W. and edited by DeVries, Dr. Edward R. , Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
History of the 19th Texas Infantry Confederate States Army

Publisher: Dr. Edward R. DeVries.
67 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel, SIGNED on the title page by the editor. The booklet provides a history of the 19th Texas Infantry and the role it played in the War for Southern Independence. Signed by Editor No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 45.70 CAD 46.20 EUR 31.72 GBP 25.37 JPY 4,250.00 MXN 531.25 ZAR 456.99 

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6.
Chariton, Wallace O., Illustrated by: Photos  
One Hundred Days in Texas: The Alamo Letters and Exploring the Alamo Legends and Forget the Alamo - Three Volume Set

Publisher: Woodware Publishing, Inc. Plano, TX 1990.
Three volumes - xiv, 390 pp, [4], One Hundred Days, xv, 266 pp, [6], Exploring the Alamo Legends, xv, 327 pp, [1], Forget the Alamo, black leather boards w/gilt lettering and illustration of Alamo on the front covers, gilt lettering on the front covers and spines, AEG - all three edges gilt, purple silk bookmark ribbons, two raised ribs on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the title pages. The printing was limited to 189 copies. A copy to serve as memorial for each of the men that died in the Alamo. Signed by Author Limited No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited Edition

Appr.: | AUD 251.34 CAD 254.08 EUR 174.44 GBP 139.55 JPY 23,375.00 MXN 2,921.88 ZAR 2,513.44 

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7.
Conger, Roger & Day, James & Frantz, Joe & Neighbours, Kenneth & Nunn, W. C. & Procter, Ben & Simpson, Harold & Winfrey,  
Frontier Forts of Texas

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1971.
xxvi, 190 pp, quarterbound w/light tan clothcovered boards w/green clothcovered spine, w/gilt lettering w/crossed swords emblem stamped in gilt on the front cover, and w/gilt lettering on the spine & front cover. The book covers the following eight forts: Fort Belknap, Fort Bliss, Fort Brown, Fort Clark, Fort Concho, Fort Davis, Fort Mason, and Fort Sam Houston. The Editorial Board of Texian Press selected eight well-known historical writers to write about these eight forts. the dj is missing a one-and-half inch chip on the top edge by the spine. Signed By All of the Authors 2nd Printing No Jacket/fine Slipcase Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited & Numbered Edition

Appr.: | AUD 36.33 CAD 36.73 EUR 25.22 GBP 20.17 JPY 3,379.00 MXN 422.38 ZAR 363.33 

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8.
Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
The Campaign from Texas to Maryland with the battle of Fredericksburg

Publisher: The Steck Company Austin, TX 1961.
168 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, brown slipcase, the book contains five water color illustrations that represent the artist's conception of appearance of soldiers in Fourth Texas Regiment of Hood's Brigade. A facsimile of the first edition w/preface, additional material, and special illustrations added. Davis wrote his reminiscences & a partial history of the Fourth Texas Infantry Regiment during the war years & became one of the two Texans in Confederate Army to publish his reminiscences & history during the critical war years 1861 to 1865. Basic Texas books #37 Facsimile Edition No Jacket/Very Good Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 49.82 CAD 50.36 EUR 34.57 GBP 27.66 JPY 4,633.00 MXN 579.13 ZAR 498.17 

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9.
Dawson II, Joseph G., Illustrated by: Photos  
The Texas Military Experience from the Texas Revolution Through World War II

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1995.
x, 248 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu w/wht-red lettering w/color illustrated front & spine. The book focuses on Texas' military heritage, prominent authors reevaluate famous personalities, reassess noted battles & units, ask for new historical points to be considered, and bring fresh perspectives to such matters. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 26.51 CAD 26.79 EUR 18.40 GBP 14.72 JPY 2,465.00 MXN 308.13 ZAR 265.05 

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10.
Day, James M.  
Black Beans & Goose Quills : Literature of the Texan Mier Expedtion

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1970.
vii, 169 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy red dj w/white lettering w/illustrated front panel. Twice in 1842 Mexican soldiers marched into San Antonio, causing such turmoil that Texas had to retaliate. 305 brash Texans invaded Mexico with the intent of whipping the Mexican army. The story of their capture and imprisonment is one of the tales of Texas. Eighteen of them faced the Mexican firing squad and those who persevered were finally realeased after spending sixteen months in prison. The two symbols of this conflect are the black beans used when Santa Anna ordered a decimation of the 176 remaining Texans and the goose quill, the writing instrument used by most of them in penning their letters home and making entries in their diaries. Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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11.
Douglas, C. L.  
Thunder on the Gulf : or the Story of the Texas Navy

Publisher: Turner Company Dallas, TX 1936.
128 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj dark blu w/wht lettering & illustration w/light blu illustration on the front panel, black & wht frontispiece. This book was written using the files in the state archives and tells the story of the Texas men who went down to the sea in ships. light foxing to the endpapers and to the boards. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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12.
Giles, L. B., Illustrated by: Frontispiece  
Terry's Texas Rangers

Publisher: The Pemberton Press Austin, TX 1967.
(12), 105 pp, (4 index), (10), orange cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj green w/wht lettering w/black illustration on the front cover. Book III from the Brasada reprint series. This is a facsimile that was made from Giles own copy of the original which was provided by his daughter along with new information . The book is a short narrative of the famous 8th Texas Cavalry Regiment, better known as Terry's Texas Rangers. The unit entered the war 1200 strong, but wound up with scarcely enough men to form a single company. Written fifty years after the war began, the Giles volume contains some errors of fact due to the author's fautly memory. Giles was assisted by D. S. Combs and A. B. Briscoe, two former rangers. BTB 75A, Howes G168, Facsimile Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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13.
Graves, Stanley O. and Harvell, Lisa A. and Utley, Dan K., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
On sacred soil; Preserving Texas Military Sites of the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: Texas Historical Commission Austin, TX 1997.
xiii, 54 pp, wht SC wraps w/dark blue lettering & w/illustrated front cover. Proceedings of the nineteenth century Texas military sites conference. the opening remarks were by Stanley Graves, John Nau III, and James Laney. The keynote address was by Gary Gallagher, the address by Jerry Rogers and Texas Strategic planning for heritage tourism was by Frances Kennedy followed by remarks by J. Barto Arnold III. prev owners bookplate on verso of the front cover, small light stain on the front panel. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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14.
Graves, Stanley O. and Harvell, Lisa A. and Utley, Dan K., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
On sacred soil; Preserving Texas Military Sites of the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: Texas Historical Commission Austin, TX 1997.
xiii, 54 pp, wht SC wraps w/dark blue lettering & w/illustrated front cover. Proceedings of the nineteenth century Texas military sites conference. No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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15.
Griscom Lt., George and edited by Kerr, Homer L., Illustrated by: Maps  
Fighting with Ross' Texas Cavalry Brigade C.S.A.

Publisher: Hill Junior College Press Hillsboro, TX 1976.
xix, 255 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, grey dj w/red letttering and black-and-white illustrated front cover. Various regiments of Ross' Brigade were engaged early in the war in the Indian Territory. The participated in battle of Pea Ridge, crossed the Mississippi to fight at Iuka and Corinth, then fought in the Atlantic Campaign, and the Tennessee Campaign. Lt. Griscom dairy comprises the text of the book and his diary was comprehensive and revealing. light sunning to the dj spine. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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16.
Hale, Douglas, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Third Texas Cavalry in the Civil War

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1993.
xvii, 347 pp, quarterbound w/yel boards and w/yel cloth covered spine, glossy yel dj w/red lettering w/color illustrated front panel and photo of the author on the rear panel. The Third Texas Cavalry Regiment, led by Colonel Elkanah Greer, was recruited from twenty-six counties of northeastern Texas. The original regiment consisted of lawyers, students, politicians, businessmen, and farmers who volunteered to go to war with Greer. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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17.
Kendall, George Wilkins and edited by Saxon, Gerald D. & Taylor, William B., Illustrated by: Kendall, George Wilkins  
Narrative of the Texan Santa Fť Expedition in two Volumes

Publisher: DeGolyer Library & William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies Dallas, TX 2004.
xxxvi, 252 pp, xv, 307 pp, tan boards w/dark red cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, covers illustrated with maps, 1 of 500 cc's printed, maps by Joel Quintans, with tipped in map of the route of the first Santa Fe expedition. The book comprises of a description of a tour through Texas, and across the great Southwestern prairies, the Comanche and CaygŁa hunting-grounds, with an account of the sufferings from want of food, losses from hostile indians, and final capture of the Texans, and their march, as prisoners, to the city of Mexico. No Jacket Hard Cover Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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18.
McCaslin, Richard B., Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Tainted Breeze: The Great Hanging at Gainesville, Texas 1862

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press Baton Rouge, LA 1994.
xii, [4], 234 pp, [6], dark red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy grey-white dj w/illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel. The story of a state militia arresting more than two hundred alleged Unionists from five northern Texas counties and bringing them to Gainesville, the seat of Cooke County. In the ensuing days at least forty-four prisoners were hanged, and several other men were lynched in neighboring communities. The event proved to be the grisly climax of a tradiiton of violence and vigilantism in North Texas that began before the Civil War and lasted long afterward. First Edition Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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19.
McCutchan, Joseph D. & edited by Nance, Joseph Milton w/foreword by Kenamore, Jane, Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations  
Mier Expedition Diary: A Texas Prisoner's Account

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1979.
xxiv, 246 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj black-grey pictorial wraparound w/wht-blk lettering on the spine., black-brown endpaper maps. McCutchan's diary provides an account of his experience - the Texans' quick dispatch by Mexican troops at the town of Mier, the forced march to Mexico City, twenty months of imprisonment, and the journey back home after release. McCutchan followed the Tampico route to Mexico City and was among the last to be freed. two prev owner's stamps on rfep (three initials in circle). Near Fine Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Appr.: | AUD 27.42 CAD 27.72 EUR 19.03 GBP 15.22 JPY 2,550.00 MXN 318.75 ZAR 274.19 

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20.
McDugal, Lelia, Illustrated by: Photos  
Up Hill and Down : a History of the Texas National Guard

Publisher: Texian Press Waco, TX 1966.
xiii, 162 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, pictorial endpapers, Inscribed & SIGNED by author and her husband SGM Archie McDugal. Book provides a history of the Texas National Guard from 1946 to 1965 w/chapter one cover 1946-48 and remaining chapter for each of following years to 1965 with two special chapters at end, one for 1953 & other for 1961. slight shelf wear on bottom edge, Inscribed & SIGNED By Authors No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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21.
Oral, Lindsey F., Illustrated by: Photos  
Top Turret

Publisher: Authorhouse Bloomington, IN 2005.
xxiii, 287 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on front fly-leaf, glossy brown dj w/pictorial front & rear panels w/blue lettering. The book is a collection of short stories, poems, and personal letters that create a window into WWII from the vantage point of a B-17 top turret. The short stories relate to actual accounts of this USAAF enlisted man's experiences from October of 1942 through June of 1945 as he fought in the European Theatre of WWII. It was the dream of a farm boy who aspired to be an engineer on the legendary B-17 bomber "Flying Fortress". Signed by Author Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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22.
Riesz M. D., Peter B., Illustrated by: Photos  
Victoria Veterans Talk - Interviews with Fifty-Three Local Veterans

Publisher: Nortex Press Austin, TX 2004.
vi, 394 pp, glossy blue boards w/black-red lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panels. Collection of fifty-three interviews with veterans of World War II from the Victoria, Texas area. Some of the verterans are: George Beeler, Stanley Bournias, Eleanor McLernon Born, Alfredo Buentello, Magdaleno Cerda Jr., Melvin Dusek, Leslie Fuhrman, Manuel Garcia, Raymond Heller, Sidney Key, Isidore Ozuna, Ramon Villa, Robert Woolson and others. Signed by Author First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 50.27 CAD 50.82 EUR 34.89 GBP 27.91 JPY 4,675.00 MXN 584.38 ZAR 502.69 

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23.
Scobee, Barry, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Old Fort Davis

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1947.
ix, 101 pp, brown boards w/black lettering. the book presents information on the first white men, the mail going west, and the locating & construction of the fort. It also has information on the Eighth Infantry, and the confederate years. It has material on Jesse Evans, Billy the Kid, Jim Gillett, and John Selman. Six-guns #1965 and Herd #2025 No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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Scobee, Barry, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Old Fort Davis

Publisher: The Naylor Company San Antonio, TX 1947.
ix, 101 pp, brown boards w/black lettering, wdhite-orange-blue-black dj w/illustrated front panel & spine w/pictorial of author on the rear panel. . the book presents information on the first white men, the mail going west, and the locating & construction of the fort. It also has information on the Eighth Infantry, and the confederate years. It has material on Jesse Evans, Billy the Kid, Jim Gillett, and John Selman. Six-guns #1965 and Herd #2025. The dj has a big chip 2-1/2" x 4-1/2" wide on the front panel top edge missing. Fair Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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Scobee, Barry, Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Old Fort Davis

Publisher: Bartholomew House Fort Davis, TX 1984.
[2], 101 pp, yel SC wraps w/black lettering. the book presents information on the first white men, the mail going west, and the locating & construction of the fort. It also has information on the Eighth Infantry, and the confederate years. It has material on Jesse Evans, Billy the Kid, Jim Gillett, and John Selman. Six-guns #1965 and Herd #2025 Reprint No Jacket Soft Cover w/staples Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Texas National Guard, Illustrated by: Photos  
Historical and Pictorial Review National Guard of the State of Texas 1940

Publisher: Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc. Baton Rouge, LA 1940.
xliv, 467 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/raised deco & lettering on the front cover. Historical sketch of the Texas National Guard from the days of the Texas Republic to 1940. Some of the units were 36th division, 36th Division Aviation, 71st & 72nd Infantry Brigades, 141st, 142nd, 143rd, 144th Infantry, 61st Field Artillery Brigade, 131st, 132nd, and 133rd Field Artillery, 111th Engineers, Medical Regiment, Quartermaster regiments, 56th Cavalry Brigade, 112th & 124th Cavalry. some wear to top & bottom of spine, 3/4" tear on spine. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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Texas Veterans Commission  
Directory of Memorials, Monuments and Statues for Veterans

Publisher: Texas Veterans Commission Austin, TX 1985.
53 pp, light yel SC wraps w/pictorial front cover w/brown lettering. The booklet lists the memorials, markers, statues, etc that were around the state of Texas in 1985. There were 45 counties that had no monuments of memorials to the veterans. The booklet lists the memorials, markers, statues, etc by alphabetically by county. It has location, description, dedicated to, and who it was furnished by. stamped on title page w/library markings, slight peeled spot on front cover where label removed, prev owner's stamp (three initials in circle) on rfep, light discoloration on rear cover from library label, stamped on all three edges w/library stamp. No Jacket Soft Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Ex-Library

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28.
Tyler, Ronnie C. w/intro by Ross, Stanley R., Illustrated by: Lithographs  
The Mexican War: A Lithographic Record

Publisher: Texas State Historical Association Austin, TX 1973.
(10), 90 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black-and-white illustrated front panel and with black lettering. The book contains fifty lithographs and a map. The book is a treatise on the lithography of the Mexican war. The movements of General Zachary Taylor's northern campaign beginning with the encampment at Corpus Christi and the battles of Resaca de la Palma and Palo alto were documented by artists. Highlights of the naval operations along the eastern coast of Mexico were sketched by sailor-artists on American ships. Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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29.
Wallace, Ernest, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier

Publisher: West Texas Museum Ass'n Lubbock, TX 1965.
x, 214 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on the front cover & spine, white dj w/blu lettering on the front cover & spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author, "Best Regards from Ernest Wallace June 1, 1965). with two maps in text (map of 1872 expedition and map of 1874 scouts and battles.) Colonel Ranald Slidell Mackenize was a young cavalryman who achieved an amazing record during the Civil War. He became known has "Bad Hand" and "Threefingers" during his years fighting the Indians. He more than any other was responsible for the quick and final subjugation of the Indians. The book tells the story of Mackenzie on the Texas frontier. Information on Ranald Mackenzie from "Fighting Men of the Indian Wars - pg 159-163. Inscribed & SIGNED Author Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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Wells, Tom Henderson, Illustrated by: Photos, Illustrations & Map  
Commodore Moore and the Texas Navy

Publisher: The University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1960.
[16], 218 pp, (2), blu clothcovered boards w/silver illustrated front panel and silver lettering on the spine, map (chart of gulf of Mexico) tipped in last two pages, dj w/light green-tan-brown-white-blu wraparound color illustration by E.M. Schiwetz. The author tells the story of a young officer building almost singlehandedly a navy for the infant Texas Republic. The naval history of Texas from 1839 to 1846 is a record of Edwin Ward Moore's struggle against political-social forces, envy, poverty, ineptness, and deceit. Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Wooster, Robert, Illustrated by: Jackson, Jack  
Soldiers, Sutlers, and Settlers: Garrison Life on the Texas Frontier

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press College Station, TX 1987.
xv, blank, 240 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED on the half title page "to C.E. Reid 4/24/88", aqua dj w/black illustrations on the front panel w/white-black lettering. The author covers the life at the forts from reveille to taps, detailing the soldiers' uniforms, weapons, and duties, along with the activities of the local civilian inhabitants. Many of the daily battles waged were against roaches, cholera, inappropriate government-issue items, harsh weather, and personalities. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Wooster, Robert, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier

Publisher: Texas State Historical Ass'n Austin, TX 1994.
53 pp. glossy black SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. Fort Davis was considered one of the U. S. Army's most important western posts. The author traces the history of the Davis Mountains region from the days when Indians and later Spaniards and Mexicans inhabited the area, through its days as the site of Texan & American interests No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Wooster, Robert, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Fort Davis: Outpost on the Texas Frontier

Publisher: Texas State Historical Ass'n Austin, TX 1994.
53 pp. glossy black SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. Fort Davis was considered one of the U. S. Army's most important western posts. The author traces the history of the Davis Mountains region from the days when Indians and later Spaniards and Mexicans inhabited the area, through its days as the site of Texan & American interests No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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Wright, John & Wright, William & edited by Wooster, Robert w/preface by Utley, Robert M. w/new preface by Tydeman, Willi  
Recollections of Western Texas, 1852-55: Descriptive and Narrative, Including an Indian Campaign, 1852-55, Interspersed With Illustrative Anecdotes

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Lubbock, TX 2001.
vii,109 pp, brown-wht boards w/illustrated front panel w/wht lettering on the spine. Recollections of the military memories of William and John Wright, two brothers from Ireland who served in the U. S. Army Regiment of Mounted Rifles on the Texas Frontier for nearly four years, beginning in 1851. The Mounted Rifles was one of the frontier corps kept by the United States government for the defence of the inhabitants against the Indian tribes of old and new Mexico and Upper Texas. It consisted on one colonel, two majors, eight captains, forty lieutenants, and 800 men. First Thus No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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