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Life of Big Foot Wallace

the great Ranger captain

by A. J. Sowell

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by State House Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Wallace, Big-Foot, 1817-1899.,
    • Texas Rangers -- Biography.,
    • Pioneers -- Texas -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby A.J. Sowell ; introduction by Mike Cox ; illustrated by Charles Shaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF390.W26 S69 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2186232M
      ISBN 10093834935X, 0938349368, 0938349376
      LC Control Number89004246

      The thrilling adventures of traveler, rancher, and fighter "Big-Foot” Wallace in a bygone era of the American the embroiling conflicts of frontiersmen, Mexicans, and war in Texas, , William "Big-Foot” Wallace left his hometown of Virginia to avenge the deaths of his brother and cousin, soldiers executed by : John C. Duval.   Although Part I, dealing with Big-Foot's adventures as a hunter and Indian fighter, is a mixture of fact and fiction, Part II, the account of his role in the Mier Expedition, is unretouched, told from the point of view of an actual participant, and "stands as the most realistic straight narrative of this dramatic chapter in Texas : UNP - Nebraska.

        Contains biographical information on Big-Foot Wallace. The UNT Libraries serve the university and community by providing access to physical and online collections, fostering information literacy, supporting academic research, and much, much by: 1. Wallace Books, Portland, OR. 1, likes 90 talking about this were here. Wallace Books, located in the heart of Portland's Sellwood/Westmoreland neighborhood, /5(45).

      It remains one of the few contemporary sources written about this incident and the only one to detail the life of “Big-Foot” Wallace. Wallace’s recollections of his time during the Somervell and Mier expeditions are particularly noteworthy, bringing a very human and personal level to . John C. Duval was born in to a distinguished family in Kentucky. Upon meeting fellow Texas Ranger Big-Foot Wallace, the two became fast friends. Duval went on to fight for the South in the Civil War, and retired to a backyard cabin in Texas to live out the remainder of his life as a surveyor and prospector, often visiting Wallace to talk about the old days/5().


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. William A. Wallace (–) went from his native Vir /5.

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Inyear-old William Alexander Anderson Wallace received news that one of his brothers. William A. “Big Foot” Wallace – William A. Wallace was born 3 April in Lexington, Virginia. He was a descendant of the Scottish Highlanders William Wallace and Robert Bruce. After learning that a brother and a cousin had been killed in the Goliad Massacre, Wallace went to Texas to “take [ ].

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Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. Stanley Vestal, Bigfoot Wallace: A. A native of Seguin, Texas, Andrew Jackson Sowell () was a Texas Ranger and the author of Rangers and Pioneers of Texas (), Life of Big Foot Wallace (), Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas (), History of Fort Bend County (), and Incidents Connected with the Early History of Guadalupe County, Texas (undated).

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