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  Reviews for Savage Frontier, Vol. III

"Stephen L. Moore, a sixth generation Texan, has developed as an authority on Texas history and World War II military history...Moore's works become immensely important not only for the historians as reference works, but also for genealogists. One fascinating chapter deals with the so-called legend of Captain Jack Hays holding off a group of Comanches from the top of the Enchanted Rock in present Llano County."
—Chuck Parson, Texas Ranger Dispatch, Issue 23, Summer 2007

"In addition to a close study of the battles waged and their results, Savage Frontier Volume III also explores changes in military technology, such as the building of a military road roughly parallel to today's Interstate 35 and the adoption of the Colt repeating pistol by the Texas Rangers. A highly accessible and captivating volume, enthusiastically recommended for libraries and history buffs alike."
The Midwest Book Review, 2007

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Volume III of Savage Frontier contains dozens of muster rolls, most never before published

"Moore has done an extraordinary job of exhaustively researching his subject." —Donaly Brice, author of The Great Comanche Raid

"Anyone with an interest in the Texas Republic, or in the nature of frontier warfare in the early nineteenth century, would want to have this book on the shelf. It will also be a goldmine for Texas genealogists."
James E. Crisp, author of Sleuthing the Alamo

Capt. Hays on Enchanted Rock

Fully indexed for genealogy research! Was your ancestor a Texas frontier fighter?

"Like his earlier volumes, Moore's latest book on the Texas frontiers provides a goldmine for genealogists and some ore nuggets for historians...Moore has performed yeoman work in this area of research."
—Alfredo E. Cardenas, Southwest Historical Quarterly, 2008

Savage Frontier Volume III covers the 1840 Council House Fight in San Antonio, the resulting Great Comanche Raid, the Battle of Plum Creek and other engagements in new detail. Rangers, militiamen, and volunteers made offensive sweeps into West Texas and the Cross Timbers area of present Dallas-Fort Worth.

Village Creek battle marker

Volume III appendix includes roster of all 1841 Texas Rangers and county minutemen