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McDonald, William Jesse 1852-1918

Overview
Works: 10 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 1,780 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Classifications: F391.M142, B
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Most widely held works by William Jesse McDonald
Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald by Harold J Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Bill McDonald (1852-1918) is the most prominent of the "Four Great Captains" of Texas Ranger history. In 1891 McDonald became captain of Company B of the Frontier Battalion of the Texas Rangers. He and his Rangers were involved with the Fitzsimmons-Maher prizefight in El Paso, the Wichita Falls bank robbery, the murders by the San Saba Mob, the Reese-Townsend feud at Columbus, and the Brownsville Raid of 1906, to name a few of the more notable events. McDonald's reputation as a gunman rested upon his easily demonstrated markmanship, a flair for using his weapons to intimidate opponents, and the publicity given his numerous exploits. His ability to handle mobs resulted in a classic tale told around campfires: one riot, one Ranger
 
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Yours to command : the life and legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald
Alternative Names
MacDonald, William Jesse 1852-1918

McDonald, Bill 1852-1918

Макдональд, Билл

بیل مک‌دانلد

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English (37)

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