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Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881

Miller, Rick

Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881

by Miller, Rick

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Published by University of North Texas Press in Denton, Tex .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Texas Rangers,
  • Texas Rangers. Frontier Battalion,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Rick Miller
    SeriesNumber 9 in the Frances B. Vick series, Frances B. Vick series -- no. 9.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF391 .M645 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25253209M
    ISBN 109781574414677, 9781574414783
    LC Control Number2012010181

    Ranger Exhibit Home Republic of Texas, Early Statehood, The American Civil War, Reconstruction in Texas, Late 19th Century, Early 20th Century, Spotlight: Muster Rolls and Oath of Enlistment Lobby Exhibits Home Late 19th Century, View items in this exhibit Frontier Battalion company in Alice, Texas. Rick Miller, author of Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, "N. O. Reynolds encountered some of the worst outlaws and feudists Texas produced from the infamous Hoo Doo War to the violence prone Horrell brothers.

      Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, by Rick Miller (review) Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, by Rick Miller (review) Liles, Debbie M. Southwestern Historical Quarterly October gotten and folded into the increasingly heteronormative telling of western stories. We consider these men Texas Rangers because the service they performed was that of the Texas Frontier Defense against Indians, not fighting with the Confederacy against Union Soldiers. These Texas State Troops were not part of the Confederate States Army (CSA) but served under the command and control of officers in the employ of the State of.

    Comes the world-class Texas Rangers Heritage Center – dedicated to Building Better Citizens of our Youth – for our State, our Nation and our World. On twelve acres of land on the outskirts of historic Fredericksburg, Texas, the role the Texas Rangers have played in Texas legend and lore is being preserved and is becoming a living part of the present. The Texas Rangers returned to their pre-Civil War purpose: defend the frontier. Called the Frontier Forces, these Rangers policed the vast Texas borders with twenty companies of 25 men each. Elsewhere in Texas, Federal troops and the newly created .


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Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881 by Miller, Rick Download PDF EPUB FB2

For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B. Jones, during his administration from torelating its history―both good and bad―chronologically, in depth, and in context/5(3).

For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B. Jones, during his administration from torelating its history—both good and bad—chronologically, in depth, and in context/5(3).

For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B.

Jones, during his administration from torelating its history-both good and bad-chronologically, in depth, and in context. Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion Texas Ranger John B.

Jones and the Frontier Battalion, One of 16 books in the series: Frances B. Vick series available on this site. Showing of pages in this : Rick Miller. TEXAS RANGER JOHN B. JONES AND THE FRONTIER BATTALION, – colds and bilious fever.”4 Oglesby’s area in South Texas was plagued by stock thieves and stage robbers.5 More ominous was the report the state legislature had authorized only $80, for the year ending Februand $60, for the fol-Author: Rick Miller.

FRONTIER Frontier Battalion, composed of six companies of Texas Rangers of seventy-five men each, was organized in as a result of a recommendation of Governor Richard Coke that Texas organize its own force to protect the frontier. On May 2,John B. Jones was commissioned major of the force.

By Jall six companies were in service. InJones was appointed as the Adjutant-General of the State of Texas. While serving as adjutant general and still commanding the Frontier Battalion of the Texas Rangers, he died of natural causes in Austin on J He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery.

John B. Jones is a member of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. Colt is displayed in walnut case with Texas Ranger badge in Lucite and a limited edition book "A Pictorial History of Texas Rangers" published in by the late Charles Schreiner III and Foundation Director Emeritus Bob Berryman.

This sidearm was the weapon of choice of early Texas Rangers. The Frontier Battalion was the first permanent force of Texas Rangers to take the field and would serve the state for the next twenty-five years.

Major John B. Jones, a former South Carolinian and noted civil war veteran, was selected to command the unit. PARTIAL LIST OF TEXAS RANGER COMPANY AND UNIT COMMANDERS Compiled by Christina Stopka, Troops, Special Force, Frontier Battalion, State Rangers and Texas Rangers. Their duties were essentially the same - protect the frontier from depredations by hostile forces - regardless of (August - September - Mounted Rangers) Capt.

John File Size: KB. For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B. Jones, during his administration from torelating. John B. Jones, Confederate Army officer and Texas Ranger, was born in Fairfield District, South Carolina, on Decemthe son of Henry and Nancy (Robertson) Jones.

The family moved to Texas in and settled first in what became Travis County; Jones subsequently moved to land that later became part of Matagorda County and then to a. TEXAS RANGER JOHN B. JONES AND THE FRONTIER BATTALION, – attention of the state was taken temporarily away from Mason County by the actions of Captain Leander McNelly and his Special Troops on the Rio Grande border.

A party of Mexican cattle thieves had crossed the river, and then returned to Mexico with a stolen : Rick Miller. For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B.

Jones, during his administration from torelating its history—both good and bad—chronologically, in depth, and in context. For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B.

Jones, during his administration from. Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, – (University of North Texas Press; ) pages; a history of the battalion that focuses on Jones; Parsons, Chuck & Marianne E.

Hall Little. Captain L. McNelly, Texas Ranger: The Life and Times of a Fighting Man, State House Press (). ISBN Robinson, : Octo ; years ago. Modeled after. When the Frontier Battalion was created inJones was appointed to head the organization. Though soft-spoken and slightly built, Major Jones soon won the respect of the men under him.

Not only was he an administrator, he was a strategist who was often in the field with the companies, not just directing the force from an office in Austin. For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B.

Jones, during his administration from torelating its history?both good and bad?chronologically, in depth, and in context. Get this from a library. Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, [Rick Miller] -- Inthe Texas legislature created the Frontier Battalion, the first formal, budgeted organization as an arm of state government of what historically had been periodic groups loosely referred to.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, at nd: Rick Miller. Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, –, by Rick Miller, University of North Texas Press, Denton,$ “I find that I have a heavy task before me,” wrote Major John B.

Jones in after his first three months in charge of the newly organized Frontier Battalion, whose formation marked the second distinct period of the Texas Rangers. For the first time, author Rick Miller presents the story of the Frontier Battalion as seen through the eyes of its commander, John B.

Jones, during his administration from torelating its historyboth good and badchronologically, in depth, and in : University of North Texas Press.Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion,Rick Miller, University of North Texas Press.

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