S1 | E3: Texas Rangers (Part One)

From Walnut Creek to the Gulf of Mexico, the early Texas Rangers fought against defiant Native tribes and the Mexican army when the Republic of Texas declared its independence. They were fearless frontiersmen, and in one case, maritime fighters, as well. Here are some early stories of the Texas Rangers.

Special guest discussion with Justice Ken Wise, host of the Wise About Texas podcast.


“The Texas Rangers: A Century of Fontier Defense," Walter Webb. University of Texas Press, 1935.
“Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900," Mike Cox. Forge Books, 2009.
“Comanches: The History of a People,” T.R. Fehrenbach. Random House, 1974.
"Remembering Alamo's 'Immortal 32,'" Scott Huddleston. San Antonio Express-News, June 14, 2017.
“Frigid Fury: The Battle on Snowshoes,” Joseph F. Meany, Jr. New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center dmna.ny.gov
“History of Rogers' Rangers,” Rogersrangers.com
“Rangers among first leaders of America's army,” USArmy.mil

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