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Chuck Parsons is a native of Iowa, spending most of ...
Chuck Parsons is a native of Iowa, spending most of his life as an educator in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He is the author of seven books and numerous articles, all concerning outlaws and lawmen of Texas and the West. For over six years he wrote a monthly column "The Answer Man" for True West magazine. Parsons currently resides in South Texas.
Marianne E. Hall Little is a native Texan and a descendent of three Texas Rangers. She has written sixteen books, mostly stemming from her genealogical research. She has co-authored with Chuck Parsons and James S. Peterson, writing the biography of Mace Bowman Texas Feudist Western Lawman. Little lives in South Texas.
|List of Illustrations||vii|
|1.||Genesis of a Fighting Man||1|
|2.||First Taste of War||9|
|3.||Back to Texas and Galveston||19|
|4.||In the Swamps of Louisiana||33|
|5.||Captain - Texas State Police||49|
|6.||Gunfire in Walker County||69|
|7.||After the Walker County Affair||83|
|8.||A Death Warrant and a Trip to the Rio Grande||99|
|9.||1873 - Following the State Police Experience||119|
|10.||An Interlude for McNelly||129|
|11.||McNelly and the Sutton-Taylor Feud||137|
|12.||McNelly - On the Border||159|
|13.||The Law West of the Nueces||175|
|14.||A Challenge to Cortina||189|
|16.||Across the Rio Grande||227|
|17.||After the Las Cuevas Affair||247|
|18.||Invading the Pendencia||259|