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Texas Rangers - The Making Of A Ranger

Texas Rangers - The Making Of A Ranger

ISBN-13: 9781312621213
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James Buchanan Gillett (November 4, 1856 - June 11, 1937) was a lawman of the Old West, mostly known for his service as a Texas Ranger. He is a member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame. Born in Austin, he grew up working as a cowboy on local ranches. In 1875 he joined the Texas Rangers in Menard. Gillett served under Captain D. W. Roberts with "Company D", and later with Captain N. O. Reynolds and Captain G. W. Baylor, whose daughter Helen later became his wife. Assigned to the west Texas border regions, Gillett fought in numerous skirmishes with Kiowa, Apache, and Comanche Indians. This book "Texas Rangers - The Making Of A Ranger" is the first in a series of eight books showcasing his exploits with the July 21, 1878, killing of outlaw Sam Bass in Round Rock, Texas, the Mason County War, the Horrell-Higgins feud, a stagecoach attack by Apaches and a gunfight with outlaw Dick Dublin, resulting in the ourlaw's demise. Relive the rugged Texas frontier days with "Texas Rangers - The Making Of A Ranger."


  • | Author: Larry W Jones
  • | Publisher: Lulu.Com
  • | Publication Date: Apr 30, 2023
  • | Number of Pages: 40 pages
  • | Language: English
  • | Binding: Hardcover
  • | ISBN-10: 1312621214
  • | ISBN-13: 9781312621213
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