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Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands

The Wild West Life of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones

by Bob Alexander

 

Many 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 and Shifting Sands, Bob Alexander has now penned the first full-length biography of this important nineteenth-century Texas Ranger.

Frank Jones’s law 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
Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands
The Wild West Life of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones
by Bob Alexander

University of North Texas Press, 2015

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