well-read students, historians, and loyal aficionados of Texas Ranger
lore know the name of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones
(1856–1893), who died on the Texas-Mexico border in a
shootout with Mexican rustlers.
| In Six-Shooters
Shifting Sands, Bob Alexander
has now penned the first full-length
biography of this important nineteenth-century Texas Ranger.
enforcing life was anything but boring. Not only would he find himself
dodging bullets and returning fire, but those Rangers under his
supervision would also experience gunplay. Of all the Texas Ranger
companies, Company D contributed the highest number of on-duty deaths
within Texas Ranger ranks..
Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands
Wild West Life of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones
by Bob Alexander
University of North Texas Press, 2015