Texas Heritage, Volume 18, Number 4, Fall 2000 Page: 6
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BLOODY LEGACY OF PINK HIGGINS: A
Half Century of Violence in Texas
By Bill O'Neal
Pink Higgins, known as
Texas' "reluctant gunfighter,"
participated in as many
gunfights and killed as
many or more adversaries
as Wyatt Earp, Doc
Holliday, and the Sundance
Paperback, 6 by 9, 168 pages, photos,
bibliography, endnotes, index
BATTLE FLAGS OF TEXANS IN
Written & Illustrated by
Alan K. Sumrall
"Fascinating collection of battleflags...detailed
historical and reference information...most
comprehensive reference work to date on the
subject...beautifully bound book. "
-THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE,
176 pages, 8 1/2 by 11, 80 color plates, period
i- IN THE CONFEDERACY * -/
1837 TO 1887
By Linda Wolff
5 /by 8 /2, 176 pages
FRANKIE: Mrs. R.D.
Randolph and Texas
By Ann Fears Crawford
With a foreword by
Hardback, 6 by 9,
184 pages, photos,
Compiled and edited by the
Society of Texas
Hardback, 8 '/ by 11,
290 pages, photographs,
LONE STAR GENERALS IN GRAY
By Ralph Wooster
More than 70,000 Texans served in the military during the Civil War, the
majority in the Confederate army, and others in state forces protecting the
frontier. Of the total, thirty-seven Texans reached the rank of general. Dr.
Wooster, noted Civil War historian, researched deeply in Confederate
records, wrote detailed profiles of each general, and collected photos of
every one. He is also author of TEXAS AND TEXANS IN THE CIVIL
ISBN 1-57168-325-9 .........$24.95
6 by 9, 322 pages, photos of all 37 generals, endnotes, index
THE RAW FRONTIER, Vol. 2
Armed Conflict Along The Texas Coastal Bend
By Keith Guthrie
As the defeated Mexican armies retreated to Mexico, hundreds of soldiers
deserted rather than go home. They became rustlers and gathered the wild
cattle roaming the countryside. They competed with disgruntled Texans
who organized gangs to steal cattle and terrorize settlers. As soldiers who
returned home from the Texas army found their possessions either stolen
or destroyed and tried to rebuild, they found that they had to keep their
guns handy to fend off Indian raids, or attacks by Mexican rustlers and
gringo cutthroats. But the settlers persevered and built new lives. The stories
passed down and collected by the author are at the least unique. The author, a former newspaper
publisher, makes his home in Taft with Iris, his wife and part-time editor.
6 by 9, 192 pages, paperback, photos, maps, index
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