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2 edition of Captain L.H. McNelly-- Texas Ranger found in the catalog.

Captain L.H. McNelly-- Texas Ranger

The Life and Times of a Fighting Man

by Chuck Parsons

  • 88 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by State House Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace officers,
  • Texas Rangers,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Texas,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Soldiers,
  • McNelly, Leander H.,,
  • Biography,
  • 1843 or 4-1877,
  • Frontier and pioneer life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9866554M
    ISBN 101880510758
    ISBN 109781880510759

    CHUCK PARSONS is the author of Captain John R. Hughes: Lone Star Ranger (winner of the WWHA Best Book Award); The Sutton-Taylor Feud; Captain Jack Helm; John B. Armstrong: Texas Ranger, Pioneer Rancher; and Captain L. H. is also co-author of A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West and Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds. Next to him is former Capt. L.H. McNelly Ranger George W. Farrow, serving as a deputy. – Courtesy the Brush Country Museum, Cotulla, Texas – John Salmon Ford arrived in Texas shortly after the Battle of San Jacinto but joined the Texas army serving under Captain Jack Hays. He later practiced medicine for a number of years, then served in.

      Captain L.H Mcnelly - Texas Ranger: The Life And Times Of A Fighting Man (Paperback) by Chuck Parsons, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).   In , nearly forty years after the Mexican War, Mexicans and Texans are still spilling blood over ownership of the Nueces Strip--a hot, dry stretch of coastal prairie that bushwackers and horse thieves have turned into a lawless hell. Captain L.H. McNelly, a complex and determined Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

    Center, the book is a solid examination of a crucial chapter in the emergence of Mexican Americans on the Houston scene. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Thomas H. Kreneck Captain L. H. McNelly, Texas Ranger: The Life and Times of a Fighting Man. By Chuck Parsons and Marianne E. Hall Little. (Austin: State House Press, Pp. xv+Author: Ron Tyler. In , Napoleon Augustus Jennings moved to Texas to become a prominent member of the Texas Rangers tasked with border patrol under the command of L.H. McNelly. South Texas was overrun by thieves and outlaws, and over three thousand Mexican guerrillas raided settlers on both sides of 4/5.


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Cortina, or of the rancher Richard King, or of the infamous Nueces Strip can be written without major emphases on the influence of. Legendary Texas Ranger Leander McNelly was born on Ma in Brook County, family moved to Missouri inand then on to Texas in the fall of During the Civil War, McNelly served as a private in Company F of the Fifth Texas Cavalry and was later promoted to the rank of Captain for his "gallantry" and given command of the brigade scouts.

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Austin, Tx: State House Press. A clean, crisp, uncracked softcover in very good condition; faint shelf wear, two or three checks in the margins. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Leander H. McNelly was born Ma in Follensbee, Brook County, Virginia, to P.J.

McNelly and his wife Mary Downey. McNelly suffered from consumption as a child, and in his family moved to Texas in the hope that the climate would improve his health.

Years later McNelly’s wife identified the photograph as “Picture of Capt. McNelly’s Company Texas Rangers taken in ” Technically McNelly was a militiaman, but he and his wife and his men and Texans in general considered him a Texas Ranger, just like the men in.

Captain John R. Hughes, Lone Star Ranger is the first full and complete modern biography of a man who served as a Texas Ranger from until early In his early years he lived in Indian Territory among the Choctaw, Osage, and Comanche Indians, becoming friends with Quanah Parker.

Once in Texas, he bought a farm and raised horses on a ranch in Travis : Chuck Parsons. Get this from a library. Texas Ranger sesquicentennial commemorative, Captain L.H. McNelly, MCNELLY, LEANDER H. (–). Leander H. McNelly, Confederate Army officer and Texas Ranger captain, was born in Virginia inthe son of P.

and Mary (Downey) McNelly. His family seems to have sojourned briefly in Missouri about before moving from Virginia to Texas in the fall of P. Buy Captain L.H Mcnelly - Texas Ranger: The Life And Times Of A Fighting Man (Paperback) by Parsons, Chuck, Hall Little, Marianne E., Briscoe, Dolph (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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H. McNelly: Texas lives with his wife Pat in Luling, Texas. ROBERT K. DeARMENT (foreword) is the author of Bat Masterson and editor of Life of the : Chuck Parsons.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. H. McNelly, Texas Ranger: The Life and Times of a Fighting Man, State House Press (). ISBN Robinson, : Octo ; years ago. Modeled after. Eventually Captain L.H. McNelly and his small company of Texas Rangers enter the scene with orders to bring law and order to the territory regardless of the price in lives and property and the action novel is part of a series of "Tales of Texas."/5(3).