Brough's Books on Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers

Books on the Lawmen of the Southwest
Home > History > Texas Rangers
Call to Glory: The Life and Times of a Texas Ranger
by Marilyn Clark Gilhuly, Michael J., MD Gilhuly
(Paperback)

Captain L.H. McNelly-- Texas Ranger: The Life and Times of a Fighting Man
by Chuck Parsons, et al
Paperback: 366 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.13 x 9.06 x 6.13
Publisher: State House Pr;
ISBN: 188051074X
 

Time of the Rangers: Texas Rangers: From 1900 to the Present
Time of the Rangers: Texas Rangers: From 1900 to the Present
by Mike Cox
Paperback from Forge Books
2010-
 
Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers
Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers
by Robert M. Utley
Paperback from Berkley Trade
 
The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900
The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900
by Mike Cox
Hardcover from Forge Books
2008-
 
Seasons in Hell: With Billy Martin, Whitey Herzog and "The Worst Baseball Team in History"-The 1973-1975 Texas Rangers
by Mike Shropshire
Listed under Texas Rangers Basball Team
 
The Texas Rangers and the Mexican Revolution: The Bloodiest Decade, 1910-1920
The Texas Rangers and the Mexican Revolution: The Bloodiest Decade, 1910-1920
by Charles H.,III Harris, Louis R. Sadler
Paperback from University of New Mexico Press
 
Ed Gooding: Soldier, Texas Ranger
by Ed Gooding, et al
The life of a 20th Century peace officer.
Hardcover: 269 pages
Ranger; ISBN: 0967331919;

Frontier Defense in the Civil War : Texas' Rangers and Rebels (Texas A&M University Military History Series)
by David Paul Smith
Texans faced two foes as the Civil War began in 1861: the Union armed forces and the Plains Indians. In this breakthrough volume, David Paul Smith demonstrates that through the efforts of the Home Guard and the Texas Rangers, the Texas frontier held its own during the eventful war years, in spite of a number of factors that could easily have overwhelmed it.
Paperback Reprint edition (March )
Texas A&M University Press; ISBN: 0890965943

Fugitives from Justice: The Notebook of Texas Ranger Sergeant James B. Gillett
by James B. Gillett, Michael D. Morrison (Introduction)
Paperback: 288 pages
State House Pr; ISBN: 1880510383;

The Gentlemen in the White Hats: Dramatic Episodes in the History of the Texas Rangers
by C. L. Douglas, Roger N. Conger
(Hardcover - May 1992)

The Law Comes to Texas: The Texas Rangers 1870-1901
by Frederick Wilkins
Hardcover: 416 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.38 x 9.30 x 6.36
Publisher: State House Pr;
ISBN: 188051060X

Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers
by Robert Marshall Utley
(Hardcover)

Lone Wolf Gonzaullas: Texas Ranger
by Brownson Captain M. T. Lone Wolf gonzaullas Malsch, et al
Paperback: 240 pages
Univ of Oklahoma Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0806130164; (September )

The Men Who Wear the Star: The Story of the Texas Rangers
by Charles M., III Robinson
(Paperback)

Rebellious Ranger: Rip Ford and the Old Southwest
by William J. Hughes
(Paperback - September 1990)

Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas: 1835-1837
by Stephen L. Moore
Book Description: Savage Frontier represents a comprehensive study of the formative years of the legendary Texas Rangers, focusing on the three-year period between 1835 and 1837, when Texas was struggling to gain its independence from Mexico and assert itself as a new nation. Stephen Moore vividly portrays another struggle of the settlers of Texas to tame a wilderness frontier and secure a safe place to build their homes and raise their families. The author uses extensive primary records and accounts to document the organization of early ranger units and their activities. 

Of particular interest to the reader will be the various rosters of these early ranger companies, which are found throughout the book. Many of these muster rolls have been compiled from multiple sources and have never been published before.
Paperback: 335 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.81 x 8.46 x 5.56
Publisher: Republic of Texas Pr;
ISBN: 1556229283

Six Years With the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881
by James B. Gillett, Milo Milton Quaife (Editor)
(Paperback - December 1976)

Taming the Nueces Strip
by George Durham
Book Description:
"...the reader seems to smell the acrid gunsmoke and to hear the creak of saddle leather." --Southwestern Historical Quarterly ". . . a true adventure story with so many unusual features that it is sure to be prized by collectors of Texana." --from the Foreword by Walter Prescott Webb.
Only an extraordinary Texas Ranger could have cleaned up bandit-plagued Southwest Texas, between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande, in the years following the Civil War. Thousands of raiders on horseback, some of them Anglo-Americans, regularly crossed the river from Mexico to pillage, murder, and rape. Their main objective? To steal cattle, which they herded back across the Rio Grande to sell. Honest citizens found it almost impossible to live in the Nueces Strip. In desperation, the governor of Texas called on an extraordinary man, Captain Leander M. McNelly, to take command of a Ranger company and stop these border bandits. One of McNelly's recruits for this task was George Durham, a Georgia farmboy in his teens when he joined the "Little McNellys," as the Captain's band called themselves. More than half a century later, it was George Durham, the last surviving "McNelly Ranger," who recounted the exciting tale of taming the Nueces Strip to San Antonio writer Clyde Wantland. In Durham's account, those long-ago days are brought vividly back to life. Once again the daring McNelly leads his courageous band across Southwest Texas to victories against incredible odds. With a boldness that overcame their dismayingly small number, the McNellys succeeded in bringing law and order to the untamed Nueces Strip--succeeded so well that they antagonized certain "upright" citizens who had been pocketing surreptitious dollars from the bandits' operations. 

Terry Texas Ranger Trilogy: Terry's Texas Rangers, Reminiscences of the Terry Rangers, the Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd
by Thomas W. Cutrer (Introduction), J. K. P. Blackburn, E. S. Dodd, L. B. Giles

The Texas Rangers (Elite Series, 36)
by Stephen Hardin, et al
(Paperback)

Texas Rangers: A Century of Frontier Defense [ABRIDGED]
by Walter Prescott Webb
(Hardcover - July 1985)

Texas Ranger Johnny Klevenhagen
by Douglas V. Meed
Paperback: 275 pages
Republic of Texas Pr; ISBN: 1556227930; 1st edition (June )

Texas Ranger Tales: Stories That Need Telling
by Mike Cox
(Paperback)

They Rode for the Lone Star : The Saga of the Texas Rangers : The Birth of Texas-The Civil War
by Thomas W. Knowles
Hardcover: 208 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.98 x 11.37 x 8.87
Publisher: Taylor Pub; (March )
ISBN: 0878332057

Three Years Among the Comanches: The Narrative of Nelson Lee, the Texas Ranger
by Nelson Lee
Listed under Comanches
 
 
 

Copyright © 1997-2018 dropbears.com