Saga of a Texas Ranger–Series by Jeff Robenalt

Texas history and then some.

A Glimpse of Texas Past

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“A Glimpse of Texas Past”  (Click here to go directly to my column)

“A Glimpse of Texas Past” is the name of my history column that appears once a month in the online magazine www.texasescapes.com. There you will find articles on Texas history and a few other select topics of interest. The history articles currently posted are:

1. 12/13/10  “The San Antonio Council House Fight”

2. 01/09/11  “The Great Comanche Raid and the Battle of Plum Creek”

3. 01/26/11  “The Expedition of Colonel John Moore”

4. 02/09/11  “Lamar’s Wild Goose Campaign to Santa Fe”

5. 02/21/11 “The Battle of the Salado”

6. 03/11/11 “A March into Hell: The Mier Expedition”

7. 04/01/11 “The Battle of Walker’s Creek and the Colt Patterson Revolver”

8. 05/01/11 “The Journey of Cabeza de Vaca”

9. 06/01/11 “Coronado’s Search for Cibola”

10. 07/01/11 “La Salle and French Exploration in Early Texas”

11. 08/01/11 “Father Miguel Hidalgo and the Mexican Revolution”

12. 09/01/11 “Texas Filibusters”

13. 10/01/11 “Texas Empresarios”

14. 11/01/11 “The Rising Tide of Revolution”

15. 12/01/11 “The Battle of Gonzales: “Come and Taket It”

16. 01/02/12 “The Siege of San Antonio de Bexar”

17. 02/01/12 “The Battle of the Alamo”

18. 03/01/12 “Massacre at Goliad: A Texas Tragedy”

19. 04/01/12 “The Battle of San Jacinto”

20. 05/01/12 “Sam Houston and Mirabeau Lamar: A Contrast of Visions”

21.  06/01/12 “Paint Rock: The Last Comanche Fight of Jack Hays”

22.  07/01/12 “Sam Walker Texas Ranger and the Walker Colt”

23. 08/01/12 “The Meusebach-Comanche Treaty”

24. 09/01/12 “The Texas Rangers at the Battle of Monterrey”

25. 10/01/12 “Diablos Tejanos: The Texas Rangers on the road to Mexico City”

26. 11/01/12 “The Battle of Antelope Hills”

27. 12/01/12  “The Yucatan Adventure”

28. 01/01/13 “Trouble along the Rio Grande”

29. 02/01/13 “Secession: Texas Leaves the Union”

30. 03/01/13 “Civil War in the Southwest”

31. 04/01/13 “Civil War on the Texas Gulf Coast”

32. 05/01/13 “Dissention and the Draft in Civil War Texas”

33. 06/01/13 “The Cavalry of the West”

34. 07/01/13 “The Birth of a Republic”

35. 08/01/13 “The Capitals of Texas”

36. 09/01/13 “The Battle of the Neches”

37. 10/01/13 “Land Policy and Foreign Settlement in the Republic of Texas”

38. 11/01/13 “The Struggle for Annexation” 

39. 12/01/13 “Civil War Reconstruction in Texas”

40. 01/01/14 “The Era of the Texas Cattle Drives”

41. and my latest article posted on 02/01/14 ” The Texas Frontier Battalion”

*** My next article will discuss “Leander McNelly and the Special Force” due to be released 03/01/14 ***

If you enjoy my blog, you’ll love my books “Saga of a Texas Ranger”, “Star Over Texas”, and “The Bloody Frontier”; historical fiction at its finest! Don’t miss my latest release “Historic Tales of the Texas Republic: A Glimpse of Texas Past.” To order the hardback editions, soft cover editions or kindle editions, go to ABOUT THE BOOK on this web site.

Please enjoy yourself and thanks for reading.

Jeff Robenalt

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