The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 101, July 1997 - April, 1998 Page: 98
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John Salmon "Rip" Ford (1815-1897). Ford led the ledgendary Confederate "Cavalry of
the West," which reclaimed South Texas in 1864. Ford was a lifelong friend of Richard
King, who wrote Ford that "I ... have more confidence in you than any one else that could
have been selected ... to redeem this section of the country from Federal rule. You can have
all of my subsistence if you need it and anything else I have which may be of service. ..."
See Bruce S. Cheeseman's essay, "'Let us have 500 good determined Texans,"' beginning on
page 77. Photograph courtesy Lawrence T. Jones III, Austin.
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