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Fort Concho and the Texas frontier.

J. Evetts Haley

Fort Concho and the Texas frontier.

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Published by San Angelo Standard-Times in San Angelo, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Fort Concho (Tex.),
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas,
    • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950,
    • Fort Concho (Tex.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllus. by H.D. Bugbee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391 .H15
      The Physical Object
      Pagination352p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6128376M
      LC Control Number52064163
      OCLC/WorldCa2503294

      Includes 37 illustrations by cowboy artist Harold Bugbee; maps by Jose Cisneros. This is a classic work on West Texas that covers every trail, control of the South Plains, Comanches, Mackenzie, etc. "Fort Concho was not only the center of significant events; it was the geographic and strategic hinge upon which history swung" (Haley). In , the Texas historian Ernest Wallace published Ranald S. Mackenzie and the Texas Frontier, a definitive study of the officer. Wallace also wrote the historical article "Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie's Expedition Across the South Plains" in Volume 38 of the West Texas Historical Association Year Book Commands held: 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, 41st . Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier by J. Evetts Haley. Hardback available at Half Price Books® tashleeh.online


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In June the last soldiers marched away from Fort Concho and the fort was deactivated. After almost twenty-two years Fort Concho’s role in the settling of the Texas frontier was over. Today, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark encompasses most of the former army post and includes twenty-four original and restored fort structures.

Historical Marker: Fort Concho The center of a line of forts extending from the northeastern border of Texas to El tashleeh.online also northern Fort Concho and the Texas frontier. book of southern chain of forts extending to Rio Grande, thence along that river to its mouth.

Join us under the Texas night sky for an evening of storytelling and s’mores. Bring a blanket and/or chair, and listen to our storytellers recount untold tales about Fort Concho and the Texas frontier. FORT tashleeh.online Concho, in San Angelo, was one of a number of United States military posts built to establish law and order in West Texas as settlers began to move in after the Civil War.A site at the juncture of the Main and North Concho rivers was selected in November for a new post to replace Fort Chadbourne, which lacked an adequate water supply.

Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier Fort Concho and the Texas frontier. book J. Evetts Haley. This book, which was first published infirst began as a history of San Angelo and the adjacent region drained by the Conchos rivers.

It grew, in writing, into a history of West Texas. It embodies author J. Evetts Haley’s unequaled knowledge of the country from the Rio Grande to the.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The US Army established a fort named for the Concho Riv 3/5.

Fort Concho: A History and a Guide by James T. Matthews has been hailed by Fort Concho director Bob Bluthardt as "the first book on the history of the fort in fifty years." Fort Concho is another title in the Texas State Historical Association's Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series, which publishes short books about important historical Price: $ Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier by J.

Evetts Haley. Read online, or download in secure ePub format. This book, which was first published infirst began as a history of San Angelo and the adjacent region drained by the Conchos rivers. It grew, in writing, into a history of West Texas.

It embodies author J. Evetts Haley’s unequaled. Find Fort Concho and The Texas Frontier by Haley, J Evetts at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Patrols from Fort Concho charted vast areas of western Texas and provided a climate for settlement on the Texas frontier.

Today Fort Concho stands restored, thanks to numerous preservation efforts, as a memorial to all the peoples who struggled to survive on the plateau where the rivers tashleeh.online: James T. Matthews. Feb 12,  · Fort Concho is a perfect example of military life on the frontier.

Each of the restored buildings gives visitors the opportunity to actually see how soldiers lived and worked. The library collection is available for researchers - even includes original letters written by the Commander's wife while she was living at the Fort.4/4().

Jun 01,  · Haley surveys the west Texas frontier from the first explorations out to the Rio Grande. Haley knew the secret of good history was biography, so he provides us with profiles of the two greatest Fort Concho commandants against hostile Comanches, Apaches and Kiowas: Cols.

Ranald Mackenzie and William R. Shafter. Read "Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier" by J. Evetts Haley available from Rakuten Kobo. This book, which was first published infirst began as a history Brand: Borodino Books.

Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier View larger image. By: J. Evetts Haley. Sign Up Now. Synopsis This book, which was first published infirst began as a history of San Angelo and the adjacent region drained by the Conchos rivers.

It grew, in writing, into a history of West Texas. It embodies author J. Evetts Haley’s unequaled. Nov 23,  · Fort Concho was one of the later forts established in the frontier system, opened in after the Civil War.

It took its name from the nearby branches of the Concho River, the water system that was a critical resource in the area.

It was positioned as a replacement for Fort Chadbourne that was located about 45 miles to the north northeast. Patrols from Fort Concho charted vast areas of western Texas and provided a climate for settlement on the Texas frontier. Today Fort Concho stands restored, thanks to numerous preservation efforts, as a memorial to all the peoples who struggled to survive on the plateau where the rivers join.

Courtesy Fort Concho NHL. Credits and Sources. U.S. Military on the Texas Frontier was written by Robert Wooster, professor of The U. Army and the Texas Frontier Economy, Texas A&M University Press, College Station.

Utley, Robert. Fort Concho National Historic Landmark. Oakes St. West Spruce Street. Mason Texas United States. Fort McKavett State Historic Site. FM Fort McKavett Texas Jacksboro Texas United States. Frontier Texas. North First Street. Jan 15,  · In June the last soldiers marched away from Fort Concho and the fort was deactivated.

After almost twenty-two years Fort Concho’s role in the settling of the Texas frontier was over. Today, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark encompasses most of the former army post and includes twenty-three original and restored fort structures/5(17). Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier by James Evetts Haley, H D Bugbee (Illustrator) starting at $ Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier. June Richard H. Dillon. InHaley’s excellent Fort Concho was published in a short press run that guaranteed it would become not only a classic of Texana but a rare book, to boot.

(A smart copy today will set you back $ in the antiquarian book trade.). The fort was not stockaded, but stone walls surrounded the hospital and the backyards of the officers' quarters. By Fort Concho was an eight-company post with some forty permanent structures built of locally quarried limestone around a parade ground that measured about by 1, feet.

On July 1,Cox was assigned to Company B, 25th Infantry - this unit, made up of black men, gallantly served on the Texas frontier. Elijah Cox spent a year with this unit and was wounded during an engagement with Apache Indians between Fort Davis and Fort Quitman.

tashleeh.online: Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier: Signed by author. Collectable because of the author, illustrator and printer but best of all a great history of the West Texas frontier. A couple of black writing marks on the cover.

Light rubbing. Pages slightly yellowed. A few fingerprint stains at the beginning of the book. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. 28 Wilson, Report of Scout, Mar.

29,Records of the Headquarters, Fort Concho, RG For further information concerning Sgt. William Wilson see also Charles M. Neal Jr., Valor across the Lone Star: The Congressional Medal of Honor in Frontier Texas (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, ). 29 Wilson, Report of Scout, Mar. 29,Records of the Headquarters, FortAuthor: James T.

Matthews. And events that happened at some of the forts would become important chapters in the history of the army and in frontier folklore. The West Texas Wars.

In earlyCol. Ranald Slidell Mackenzie, who at various times commanded Fort Brown, Fort McKavett, Fort Clark, Fort Concho and Fort Richardson, began a series of expeditions from Concho. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Fort Concho and the Texas frontier. Illus. by H. Bugbee. Haley, J.

Evetts (James Evetts), An excellent book on the history of Fort Concho. Much excellent info on Comanche and Apache in Texas.

You can read this book on the Hathi trust website: https://catalog.h. Fort Concho Elementary - E Washington Dr, San Angelo, Texas - Rated 5 based on 39 Reviews "Love love love this school my daughter went for the 5/5(39). Get this from a library. Fort Concho: a history and a guide. [James T Matthews] -- "In the fall of the United States Army established a permanent camp on the plateau where the North and Middle Concho rivers join.

In more than twenty years of federal service Fort Concho was. Fort Concho, Texas was established in along the banks of the Concho River, which was then at the junction of the Butterfield Trail, Goodnight Trail and the Road to San tashleeh.onlineucted under the guidance of Captain G.

Hunt and the 4th Cavalry, the post’s objective was to protect frontier settlements, patrol and map the vast West Texas region, and quell hostile threats in the area. And there’s a sizable section of fiction by Texas and Southwest authors.

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Nov 01,  · Fort*Concho**: A History and a Guide* by James T. Matthews has been hailed by Fort Concho director Bob Bluthardt as "the first book on the history of the fort in fifty years." Fort*Concho* is another title in the Texas State Historical Association's Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series, which publishes short books about important historical Brand: Texas State Historical Assn Press.Fort Concho was a U.S.

Army post in central Texas from to It figured considerably in the Indian Wars, notably against the Comanches. It mainly served to protect frontier settlers, stagecoaches, wagon trains, the U.S.

mail, and trade routes. This book, published by the museum at the site of the fort, is the story of its activities.Fort Concho: A History and a Guide by James T.

Matthews has been hailed by Fort Concho director Bob Bluthardt as "the first book on the history of the fort in fifty years." Fort Concho is the latest in the Texas State Historical Association's Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series, which publishes short books about important historical sites.