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BLOODY INDIAN BATTLE ON SPRING CREEK, COLEMAN COUNTY, TEXAS

Published November 19th, 2014 by Unknown

Written by Warren Hunter, Harper, Texas [From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, December, 1927] LYING FACE TO FACE on a grassy hilltop, two boys were resting and reviewing ...
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Reminiscences of a Texas Ranger - Written by Ed Carnal

Published November 18th, 2014 by Unknown

In the spring of 1874 the Texas Legislature, then in session at Austin, passed an act authorizing the formation of a battalion of Rangers for service on the frontier as rapidly ...
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INDIANS EAT A MAN ALIVE

Published November 17th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, May, 1950] Jim McIntyre, an ex-Texas Ranger, wrote an interesting account of the famous Loss Valley fight, which appeared in a book, &...
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Captain Adna R. Chaffee in Texas - By Colonel M. L. Crimmins

Published October 25th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, October, 1932] IN THE SUMMER of 1905 I went to Europe with General Chaffee to see the French Army manoeuvres. While not officially ...
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PIONEER WOMAN BARELY ALIVE AFTER BRUTAL INDIAN ATTACK

Published October 19th, 2014 by Unknown

By Aileen Fenley Baldwin [From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1934] SARAH Ware Kincheloe! Her name is yet upon the lips of old settlers who linger to ...
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Indian Stories Told by Hays County Woman

Published October 14th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1930] Smoke signals of war, couriers of disaster, galloping their horses to death, while over the rolling horizon came the pursuing ...
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Uncle Ben Dragoo Has Colorful History - E. V. S., in Junction Eagle

Published October 7th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, February, 1928] THE SUBJECT of this sketch is Benjamin Crawford Dragoo who was born in Washington County, Illinois, December 9, 1835. He came with ...
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Capt. Shapley P. Ross Kills Old Big Foot

Published September 26th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1928] Among the most noted frontiersmen and Indian fighters whose deeds of daring are recorded in the annals of Texas, the ...
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Recalls the Whitlock Massacre

Published September 17th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, February, 1924] Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Brooks of Burnet, Texas, recently celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary. It was also the anniversary ...
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THE HORRIFIC SCALPING OF JOSIAH WILBARGER

Published September 12th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, February, 1950] Many incidents in Texas history illustrate the verity of the saying that, "Truth is stranger than fiction," but none ...
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MURDER OF MRS. HUNTER AND HER DAUGHTER

Published September 6th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1924] There is but little to chronicle concerning the settlement of Grayson county during the two years of 1840 and 1841, except attacks, murders ...
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The Loss Valley Fight - Walter M. Robertson of Austin, Texas

Published September 2nd, 2014 by Unknown

Standing, left to right—S. P. Elkins, Tishomingo, Oklahoma; H. E. Conn, Floresviile, Texas; W. W. Lewis, Menard, Texas; J. M. Harkey, San Saba, Texas. Sitting, left to right&...
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TRAGIC STORY OF INDIAN CAPTIVE, MAHALA McDONALD

Published August 11th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1951] On November 23, 1931, there passed away at her home in Melvin, Texas, a daughter of Texas, whose life span of seventy ...
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TEXAS PIONEER RECALLS BATTLE WITH INDIANS - Dove Creek Fight

Published August 2nd, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1932] CAPTAIN J. P. WYLIE, of Dallas, former Indian fighter, remembers as though it occurred yesterday the disastrous Dove Creek Indian fight ...
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INDIAN TROUBLES IN JACK COUNTY, TX

Published August 2nd, 2014 by Unknown

By Mrs. Harriet Phenix Pharr, Reagan, Texas. [From Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, January, 1931] I CHANCED TO pick up a copy of Frontier Times, and thought I would write ...
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BOYS FIGHT INDIANS IN LLANO COUNTY

Published July 27th, 2014 by Unknown

Mary Malisa Haynes, San Antonio, Texas [From J. Marvin Hunter’s Frontier Times Magazine, November, 1927] AS I REMEMBER this was in the year 1866. My parents lived on Pecan Creek, ...
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FATE OF THE McCOMAS FAMILY - A Letter to the Editor by Martin Christensen

Published July 25th, 2014 by Unknown

[This Letter to the Editor of Frontier Times Magazine is found in this issue] Mr. Martin Christensen, of Apache, Oklahoma, is a regular reader of Frontier Times, and, like other ...
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Herman Lehmann the Indian - J. Marvin Hunter

Published July 24th, 2014 by Unknown

“A wonderfully interesting book is soon to come from the Hunter press, dealing with the life and captivity of Herman Lehmann, who spent nine years among the Apaches and ...
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BEN DRAGOO TELLS OF THE CAPTURE OF CYNTHIA ANN PARKER

Published July 22nd, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, December, 1923] The Indians were more troublesome in the fall of '59 than ever before; their raids were more numerous and covered a broader ...
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MURDER OF MR. AND MRS. RIGGS AND MR. PIERCE

Published July 8th, 2014 by Unknown

[From J. Marvin Hunter's Frontier Times Magazine, September, 1927] VETERAN B. F. GHOLSON, who now resides at Evant, Texas, has kindly furnished the following account of the murder of Mr. ...
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