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The Resource Tall men with long rifles : the glamorous story of the Texas revolution, as told by Captain Creed Taylor, who fought in the heroic struggle from Gonzales to San Jacinto ; set down and written by James T. DeShields

Tall men with long rifles : the glamorous story of the Texas revolution, as told by Captain Creed Taylor, who fought in the heroic struggle from Gonzales to San Jacinto ; set down and written by James T. DeShields

Label
Tall men with long rifles : the glamorous story of the Texas revolution
Title
Tall men with long rifles
Title remainder
the glamorous story of the Texas revolution
Statement of responsibility
as told by Captain Creed Taylor, who fought in the heroic struggle from Gonzales to San Jacinto ; set down and written by James T. DeShields
Creator
Contributor
Storyteller
Transcriber
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F390
LC item number
.T14 1935
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Tall men with long rifles : the glamorous story of the Texas revolution, as told by Captain Creed Taylor, who fought in the heroic struggle from Gonzales to San Jacinto ; set down and written by James T. DeShields
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The fires of revolt blaze on the frontier -- Tall men with long rifles ride into the fray -- The flags of war fly as Houston arrives -- Famous fighters march upon San Antonio -- Burleson commands as the quasi-siege begins -- Who'll go with Old Ben Milam into Bexar? -- Milam meets his death in the moment of victory -- Dr. Grant and his matamoros scheme -- An expedition without a parallel in American warfare -- The fathers of Texas in August assembly -- The great "runaway scrape" -- "By the eternal we are going to win, or die!" -- Bowie, Crockett, Travis, Bonham pass in review -- The most heroic fight in American history -- Santa Anna vows to exterminate the Texans -- A famous hero comes upon the scene -- Fannin gambles with fate--and loses -- The greatest day in Texas history -- Tragedy and humor stalk the field of San Jacinto -- From camp-fire to hearth-stone
Control code
2458639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 240 pages
Lccn
35010144
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Brittle pages. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Acquired as a gift. Author's inscribed presentation copy to J.B. Cranfill, Dallas, Tex., Christmas 1939. Brittle pages. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Item laid in: 1 index card listing names, possibly associated with previous library holding. Broken spine. Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Tall men with long rifles : the glamorous story of the Texas revolution, as told by Captain Creed Taylor, who fought in the heroic struggle from Gonzales to San Jacinto ; set down and written by James T. DeShields
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The fires of revolt blaze on the frontier -- Tall men with long rifles ride into the fray -- The flags of war fly as Houston arrives -- Famous fighters march upon San Antonio -- Burleson commands as the quasi-siege begins -- Who'll go with Old Ben Milam into Bexar? -- Milam meets his death in the moment of victory -- Dr. Grant and his matamoros scheme -- An expedition without a parallel in American warfare -- The fathers of Texas in August assembly -- The great "runaway scrape" -- "By the eternal we are going to win, or die!" -- Bowie, Crockett, Travis, Bonham pass in review -- The most heroic fight in American history -- Santa Anna vows to exterminate the Texans -- A famous hero comes upon the scene -- Fannin gambles with fate--and loses -- The greatest day in Texas history -- Tragedy and humor stalk the field of San Jacinto -- From camp-fire to hearth-stone
Control code
2458639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 240 pages
Lccn
35010144
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Brittle pages. Clothbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Acquired as a gift. Author's inscribed presentation copy to J.B. Cranfill, Dallas, Tex., Christmas 1939. Brittle pages. With covered dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Item laid in: 1 index card listing names, possibly associated with previous library holding. Broken spine. Clothbound.
Other physical details
illustrations

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