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AN INDIAN RAID IN MEXICO

Published March 1st, 2018 by Unknown

George W. Baylor From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1948 In a quiet little Mexican town in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, long, long ago, was enacted one of the ...
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AN INDIAN MASSACRE IN MONTAGUE COUNTY

Published February 8th, 2018 by Unknown

From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1938 In 1870 there lived two families on the west prong of Denton Creek, in Montague county, Texas, about six miles southwest of the ...
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FIVE CHILDREN CAPTURED BY INDIANS

Published January 4th, 2018 by Unknown

Here is an echo of the Council House Fight, which took place in San Antonio, Texas, in March, 1840, just one hundred and eleven years ago. The subject of this sketch ...
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THE OATMAN MASSACRE

Published January 3rd, 2018 by Unknown

By J. Marvin Hunter. From Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1944 During the early days many outrages were committed by the Indians upon those emigrating into California, upon what is ...
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BLOODY TRAGEDY OF LEGION VALLEY

Published November 8th, 2017 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1924 By John Warren Hunter.  With probably one or two exceptions no county in all the great Trans-Colorado region suffered ...
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INDIAN MASSACRE OF THE BROWN FAMILY

Published October 25th, 2017 by Unknown

Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1924 By T. U. Taylor, Dean of Engineering, University of Texas (Nearly all the facts in the following account have been obtained from Joseph Shotwell ...
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MURDER OF MRS. HUNTER AND DAUGHTER

Published September 26th, 2017 by Unknown

Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1924   By Josiah Wilbarger There is but little to chronicle concerning the settlement of Grayson county during the two years of 1840 and 1841, except ...
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BLOODY ATROCITIES IN JACK, YOUNG, PARKER AND PALO PINTO COUNTIES

Published September 23rd, 2017 by Unknown

W. K. Baylor, San Antonio, Texas  From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, August, 1926 My inheritance and personal experience have bred in me a keen interest in Texas history, and ...
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THE MYSTERIOUS LEDBETTER BOY

Published September 19th, 2017 by Unknown

John C. Jacobs, San Antonio, Texas From Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1927 IT WAS back in the late sixties, when a line of U. S. Army Posts, stretching across the Frontier ...
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JOSIAH WILBARGER SCALPED BY INDIANS

Published August 3rd, 2017 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, March, 1924 In the spring of 1830, Stephen F. Austin came to his new colony, located on the upper Colorado, with two surveyors and ...
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TERRIBLE EVENTS OF THE SCHNIVELY EXPEDITION RECALLED

Published June 13th, 2016 by Unknown

By John Warren Hunter In the fall of 1866 Jacob Schnively, an enthusiast in mine prospecting, and Col. William C. Dalrymple of Williamson County, created a stir of excitement among the ...
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A BANDERA COUNTY MINUTE MAN

Published February 19th, 2016 by Unknown

First hand account by Tom M. Stevens, Bandera, Texas I joined Captain Jack Phillips Minute Company at Bandera in 1873, at the time of the organization of that company. We elected ...
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SURVIVOR DESCRIBES HORRIBLE MASSACRE

Published February 15th, 2016 by Unknown

The story of the massacre of the Webster party and the captivity of Mrs. Webster and her children, as told by Virginia Webster, the only survivor of that terrible tragedy, ...
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THE SLAUGHTER OF THE RUSSELL FAMILY

Published February 14th, 2016 by Unknown

By John Warren Hunter This series of Frontier Stories was written several years ago by John Warren Hunter, now deceased. One article of the series will appear each month in ...
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THE BATTLE OF ADOBE WALLS

Published January 22nd, 2016 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, April, 1947 The battle of Adobe Walls, where twenty-eight straight-shooting plainsmen held five hundred Comanche Indians at bay for five days, and with ...
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JIM KETCHUM'S LAST STAND

Published January 8th, 2016 by Unknown

From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1947 One of the early settlers of Tom Green county, Texas, was Eugene McCrohan, who located in that region in 1866 and lived ...
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WOMAN WHO FOUGHT SAVAGES SMILES AT TROUBLES - Mrs. Sarah Camp Galloway.

Published November 12th, 2015 by Unknown

Memoirs of Mrs. Sarah Camp Galloway. MODERN HOUSEWIVES who complainingly launder in porcelain sinks and quarrel with their husbands about an electric washing machine "like Mrs. Jones has" really are ...
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HORRIFIC INDIAN RAID IN YOUNG COUNTY

Published December 13th, 2014 by Unknown

Written by Henry C.Williams, Newcastle, Texas [From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, February, 1947] On October 13, 1864, about six-hundred Kiowa and Comanche Indians came down from the Indian ...
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Geronimo and His Band in Captivity

Published December 2nd, 2014 by Unknown

About 4:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon a special train, consisting of three emigrant cars and a passenger coach, arrived in Algiers over the Southern Pacific railroad from San Antonio, Texas. The ...
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Dan W. Roberts Was a Gallant Texas Ranger - J. Marvin Hunter, Sr.

Published November 29th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1951] Captain Dan W. Roberts, who passed away at his home in Austin, Texas, in 1934 at the age of 93 years, was ...
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