Guns and Ghosts: A poetic tale of Texans on the Brazos

Guns and Ghosts: A poetic tale of Texans on the Brazos


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Discover the Texas Republic from its infancy in a collection of idyllic narrative poetry which will carry you in 1821 on the schooner Lively, to the mouth of the Brazos River. Then course onto the battle of Fort Velasco in 1832 and learn about the true history of the signing of the Texas Secret Treaty with Mexico's Santa Anna in 1836. Meet and greet its Patriots, its Privateers and its Ghosts as you walk along the sugar sand beaches of the now Gulf coast village Surfside Beach. The place known as Old Velasco where the Republic's "First Blood" was shed in the battle for Texas Independence.

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ISBN-13: 9781514298657
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/08/2015
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

David is truly a poet of the people responding always to requests for poetic narratives about family, friends and relatives, no request goes unanswered. He enjoys writing about places he has visited and sharing his bits of verse. David is currently living in Surfside Beach, Texas, home of the Old Fort Velasco, and a member of the Historical Committee. His Raison D'Etre is to share his gift with those he meets along the pathway of life.

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