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"Big Foot" Wallace, Texas Ranger

“… the head-waters of the Guadalupe River, one of the roughest little scopes of country in all the borders of Texas.” 


Armand Schreiner Family Photograph Collection, 1850-1920, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University.

Arnold, James R. Jeff Davis's Own: Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier.  New York: Wiley, 2000.

Austerman, Wayne R. "Jose Policarpo Rodriquez: Chicano Plainsman." West Texas Historical Association Year Book, 59, 1983.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe.  History of the North Mexican States and Texas (2 vols) San Francisco: History Company, 1886, 1889.

Barnes, Hazel McKaughan and Alice McKaughan Olen. A Cloud Of Witnesses: First Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) Inc., 1885-1985. Kerrville, TX: Herring Printing Co., 1984.

Barrera, Jimmy.   Archaeological Survey At The Proposed New High School Site, Kerrville Independent School District, Kerr County, Texas /by Jimmy Barrera, Michael McCarthy, and C. Britt Bousman; principal investigator, C. Britt Bousman.  San Marcos, Tex.: Center for Archaeological Studies, Southwest Texas State University, 2002.

Barrett, Arrie. Federal Military Outposts in Texas, 1845-1861. M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1927.

Batson, James Edward. The Beginnings of Kerr County, Texas . M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1928.

Bauer, George Philip. The Beginnings of Kerr County, Texas. Includes accounts of Indians and Indian raids. MA thesis, 1923 Washington University/St. Louis.

Bement, Leland C. Hunter-Gatherer Mortuary Practices During the Central Texas Archaic. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1994. 

Bender, A. B. "Texas Frontier, 1848-1861", Volume 38, Number 2, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online,  

Bender, A. B.  "Opening Routes Across West Texas, 1848-1850", Volume 37, Number 2, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online,

Bennett, Bob. Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1956. San Antonio: Naylor, 1956.

Berlandier, Jean Louis.  The Indians of Texas in 1830.  Translated by Patricia Reading Leclerq. Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969.

Beseler, Chas., "Historical Reminiscences of Kendall County," in Frontier Times, VI, April, 1929. pp. 280-286.

Biesele, Rudolph L. The History of the German Settlements in Texas, 1831-1861.  Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1930; 1964.

Biggers, Don H., German Pioneers in Texas: A Brief History of their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements. Gillespie County edition. [Fredericksburg], Press of the Fredericksburg Publishing Company, 1925.

Biesele, R.L. The History of the German Settlements in Texas, 1831-61.  Austin: von Boeckmann-Jones Co., 1930.

Bolton, Herbert Eugene. Texas in the Middle Eighteenth Century: Studies in Spanish Colonial History and Administration. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1915; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1970.

Bonsal, Stephen. Edward Fitzgerald Beale. A Pioneer in the Path of Empire. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1912. 

Boyd, Eva Jolene. Noble Brutes: Camels On The American Frontier. Plano, TX: Republic of Texas Press, 1994.

Brackett, Albert G.  History of the United States Cavalry.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1865.

Branson, Branley Allan and Mary Lou Branson.  “Ferment on the Frontier: The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers”, World and I.  Vol. 13. No.  2.  February 1998. Pg.  186+.

Briggs, Alton K. An Archeological Survey Of Ingram Reservoir. Austin: Texas Historical Survey Committee, 1971.

 Brown, David O.   Historical And Archeological Investigations Of The Original Gates Of Heaven Cemetery At The Kerrville State Hospital Facility, Kerrville, Texas by David O. Brown, W. David Driver, and James T. Jones; David O. Brown, principal investigator; report prepared for Kerrville State Hospital.  Austin, TX: Hicks & Company, 1993.

Brown, John Henry.  Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas. Austin: Daniell, 1880; reprod., Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978.

Camels in Texas [cover title]. San Jacinto Monument: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1956.

Campbell, Randolph.  Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State.  New York Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press,  2003

Chapa, Juan Bautista, William C. Foster, and Ned F. Brierley. Texas and Northeastern Mexico,1630-1690. Austin: University of Texas Press; 1st ed edition. 1997.

Chipman, Donald E. Spanish Texas, 1519-1821. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.

Chipman, Donald Eugene and Harriett Denise Joseph. Explorers and Settlers of Spanish Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001.

Cliff, Maynard B.   Results Of National Register Investigations Conducted On Site 41KR537 Kerr County, Texas. Texas Dept. of Transportation; PBS&J; principal investigator, Michael A. Nash; author, Maynard B. Cliff.  Austin, Tex.: Texas Department of Transportation, Archeological Studies Program; PBS&J, c2001.

Cojeen, Christopher A.   Report On The Archeological Survey Of The Koyote Ranch Bandera Unit, L.P. Recreational Vehicle Park Project, Bandera And Kerr Counties, Texas: Final Report, July 15, 2003. Christopher A. Cojeen, principal investigator; [report authors Christopher Cojeen and Roger Burkhalter].  Norman, Okla.: [Cojeen Archaeological Services], [2003].

Collins, Michael B.   Excavations At The Camp Pearl Wheat Site (41KR243): An Early Archaic Campsite On Town Creek, Kerr County, Texas by Michael B. Collins, Bruce Ellis, and Cathy Dodt-Ellis; with contributions by James T. Abbott ... [et al.]; principal investigators, Michael B. Collins and Thomas R. Hester.  Austin, TX: Texas Archeological Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, 1990.

Crimmins, Colonel M. L.  "Fort McKavett, Texas", Volume 38, Number 1, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online, 

Davis, Jefferson. Report of the Secretary of War...Respecting the Purchase of Camels for the Purpose of Military Transportation. Washington: HRED62, 1857

 Doyle, Merrill D.   Reminiscences Of My Youth And Other Catastrophes. [sic] Written and illustrated by Merrill D. Doyle.  Kerrville, Tex.: s.n., c1975.

Dozier, Gloria C. Kerr County, Texas Land Records, 1837-1927, Volume 1, A-K. Heritage Books, Inc. 2007.

Dozier, Gloria C. Kerr County, Texas Land Records, 1837-1927, Volume 2, L-Z. Heritage Books, Inc. 2007.

Dozier, Gloria Clifton. Reconstructed 1890 Census Of Kerr County Texas. Kerrville, TX c1991.

Dunn, William Edward, "Apache Relations In Texas, 1718-1750", Volume 014, Number 3, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online, Page 198 - 269. 

Dunn, William Edward, "Missionary Activities Among The Eastern Apaches Previous To The Founding  Of The San Saba Mission ", Volume 015, Number 3, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online, Page 186 - 200. 

Dunn, William Edward, "The Apache Mission On The San Sabá River; Its Founding And Failure ", Volume 017, Number 4, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online, Page 379 - 414. 

Durden-Nelson, Mae, Son of Defiance - Emil Schellhase, A Civil War Novel, Nortex Press.

Duval, John C. (John Crittenden), The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas Ranger and Hunter. Macon, Ga.:  J.W. Burke & co., 1870. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library, 2005;

Early Life In The Southwest "Major James Kerr, pioneer, of Texas". New Orleans. 1853

Edwards Plateau Historical Association. The Edwards Plateau Historian. Menard, Texas, 1982.

Emmett, Chris. Texas Camel Tales; Incidents Growing Up Around An Attempt By The War Department Of The United States To Foster An Uninterrupted Flow Of Commerce Through Texas By The Use Of Camels. San Antonio: Naylor, 1932. New Edition 1969.

Faubin, J. H., "Kimble County in 1867," in Frontier Times, IV, May, 1927, p. 32.

Fairchild, Florence Bode. A Political, Economic And Social History Of Kerrville, Texas. Thesis  (M. A.) Southwest Texas State University, 1954.

Faulk, Odie B. The U.S. Camel Corps: An Army Experiment. New York: Oxford University Press, c1976.

Fehrenbach, T.R.  Comanches: The Destruction of a People.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974.  De Capo Press, 1994.

Fehrenbach. T.R. Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans. Da Capo Press; 2Rev Ed edition, 2000.

Fisher, Delray E.  The Lands of Texas: A Brief Study of the Early Years, Featuring Kendall County - A Search for the First Land Owners and Settlers.  Comfort, Texas.  2004.

Fisher, Ernest F. Guardians of the Republic: A History of the Non-Commissioned Officer Corps of the US Army.  Stackpole Books, 2001.

Fisher, O. C, It Occurred in Kimble. Houston, The Anson Jones Press, 1937. 237pp. 8 vol. Mus. On cover: The Story of a Texas County: Includes short Genealogies.

Fisher, O. Clark. "Battle Of Bandera Pass", in Great Western Indian Fights. Members of the Potomac Corral of The Westerners. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 1960.

Ford, John Salmon, Rip Ford's TexasAustin: Univ of Texas Pr; Reissue edition, April 1987.

Franklin, Mrs. Raymond A. Kerr County: The History. Compiled By Students In The Texas History Class Of Franklin Junior High School; Mrs. Raymond A. Franklin, instructor and advisor. The Kerrville Mountain Sun. 1928

French, Kirk D.   Archaeological Survey Of The LCRA Kendall To Kerrville Stadium Transmission Line. By Kirk D. French, Christopher W. Ringstaff, and James T. Jones; principal investigator, Christopher W. Ringstaff.  Austin, Tex.: Blanton & Associates, 2003.

Furman, Elizabeth. Footsteps Across The Years. Kerrville, TX; 1976.

Gillett, James B. Six Years with the Texas Rangers. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1921.

Gilliland, Frank R. Kerrville, Texas: A Social And Economic History. Thesis M.A. --Stephen F. Austin State College, 1951.

Greer, James Kimmins.  Texas Ranger: Jack Hays in the Frontier Southwest. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1993.

Grinstead, J.E.  Kerrville, U.S.A.  16 pg. pamphlet, n.d.

[Grinstead, J. E.], "The Hill Country," in Grinstead's Graphic,  May, 1923, pp. 11-38.

[Grinstead, J. E.], "Kimble County," in Grinstead's Graphic, October, 1923, pp. 10-32.

[Grinstead, J. E.,] "Gillespie County," in Grinstead's Graphic,  January, 1924, pp. 21-38.

[Grinstead, J. E.], "A Tale of the Top of the World," [history and description of Edwards County] in Grinstead' s Graphic, June, 1924, pp. 8-23.

Haley, J. Evetts. "Charles Schreiner, General Merchandise; The Story Of A Country Store". Reviewed in  Volume 48, Number 4, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online,. 

Haley, James L. Passionate Nation: The Epic History of Texas. Free Press. 2006

Hardin, Stephen L. Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution.Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994.

Harwood, Thomas Franklin. Thomas Franklin Harwood, Papers, 1850-1929.

Hedgpeth, Don. Proud Promise: The Story Of Schreiner Institute/College, 1923-1998. Kerrville, Tex. 1998.

Hester, Thomas Digging into South Texas Prehistory: A Guide for Amateur Archaeologists. San Antonio: Corona Press, 1980.

Holden, William Curry. "Frontier Defense in Texas during the Civil War," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 41928.

Holden, William Curry. Frontier Problems and Movements in West Texas, 1846-1900. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas, 1928.

Hollon, Gene. "Captain Charles Schreiner, the Father of the Hill Country", Volume 48, Number 2, Southwestern Historical Quarterly Online, 

Hollon, William Eugene. "The Kerrville Cedar Axe"; reprinted from The Southwestern Historical Quarterly Volume L, No. 2 October 1946. 

Holman, David and Billie Persons. Buckskin and Homespun: Frontier Texas Clothing, 1820-1870. Austin: Wind River Press, 1979.

Hood, John Bell.  Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies. New Orleans: Beauregard, 1880.

Houk, Brett A. (Brett Alan) An Archaeological Survey Of The Hermann Sons Road Bridge Replacement Project At The Guadalupe River, Kerr County, Texas. Prepared for Texas Department of Transportation; prepared by SWCA Environmental Consultants; by Brett A. Houk; principal investigator, Brett A. Houk.  Austin, Tex.: SWCA Environmental Consultants, 2003.

House, Boyce, Cowtown Columnist.  San Antonio, Tex. Naylor Co. 1946. 287pp.

Hunter, J. Marvin, A Brief History of Bandera County Covering More than Eighty Years of Intrepid History. Bandera, Frontier Times, 1936. 92pp. .

Hunter, J. Marvin (John Marvin), Old Camp Verde: The Home Of The Camels: A Romantic Story Of Jefferson Davis' Plan To Use Camels On The Texas Frontier. 1880-1957. Bandera, Texas. 1939.

Hunter, J. Marvin. Frontier Times, April 1944, "One Hundred Years in Bandera, 1853-1953". Bandera, Texas: Hunter's Printing, 1953.

Ingmire, Frances Terry.  Texas Rangers: Frontier battalion, minute men, commanding officers 1847-1900.

Johnson, David (David D.) The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902. Denton, Tex.: University of North Texas Press, 2006.

Johnson, Frank W. A history of Texas and Texans. Chicago: American Historical Society, 1916.

Johnston, Joseph E., et al. Reports of the Secretary of War, with Reconnaisances of Routes from San Antonio to El Paso...Also, the Report of Capt. R. B. Marcy’s Route from Fort Smith to Santa Fe; and the Report of Lieut. J. H. Simpson of an Expedition into the Navajo Country; and the Report of Lieutenant W. H. C. Whiting’s Reconnaisances of the Western Frontier of Texas. Washington: SED64, 1850. 250 pp., 2 large folding maps: (1) Reconnaisances of Routes from San Antonio de Bexar to El Paso del Norte.... Philadelphia: P. S. Duval.

Kerr County (Tex.) Photograph Collection, 1890-1959, Southwest Collection, Texas Tech University

Kerr County Historical Commission. Kerr County Album. Kerrville, Tx.: Taylor Publishing Company, 1987

Kerrville Daily Times,Centennial Edition, April 25, 1956.

Kerrville First United Methodist Church. Our Birthday Book: 1854-2004, A Celebration Of 150 Years Of Dedicated Worship And The Beginning Of Methodism In Kerrville, Texas.

Kotter, Steven M.   A Cultural Resources Survey Of The Legion Split To Legion Substation Overhead Transmission Line, Kerr County, Texas. Prepared for Lower Colorado River Authority; prepared by Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc.; principal author, Steven Kotter; contributing author, Michael Nash; principal investigator, Steven Kotter.  Austin, Tex.: Espey, Huston & Associates, 1994

Kotter, Steven M.   A Cultural Resources Survey Of The Turtle Creek To Rim Rock Overhead Transmission Line, Kerr County, Texas. Prepared for Lower Colorado River Authority; prepared by Espey, Huston & associates, Inc.; principal author, Steve Kotter; contributing author, Rick Taylor; principal investigator, Wayne P. Glander.  Austin, Tex.: Espey, Huston & Associates, 1994.

Leckie, William H. The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry  in the West.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967.

Lesley, Lewis Burt, ed. Uncle Sam's Camels: The Journal Of May Humphreys Stacey Supplemented By The Report Of Edward Fitzgerald Beale, 1857-1858. Glorieta, NM: The Rio Grande Press, 1970. Originally published: London, Oxford University Press, 1929.

Leslie, Candace.   From Forge & Anvil: Erich Riesel, Hill Country Iron Worker.  Text by Candace Leslie; photographs by Diane Hopkins- Hughes.  Bryan, Tex.: Insite Press, 1992.

Long, Jeff. Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo. New York: Morrow, 1990.

Lozano, Ruben Rendon, Viva Tejanos, The Story of the Tejanos, the Mexican-born Patriots of the Texas Revolution. With new material added by Mary Ann Noonan Guerra. San Antonio, TX: Alamo Press, c.1936,1985.

Luke, Clive J.   Continuing Archaeology On State Highway 16 In Kerr County, Texas: The Excavations Of The Shep Site (41 KR 109) And The Wounded Eye Site (41 KR 107). By Clive J. Luke, Frank A. Weir, Jerry Henderson.  Austin, Tex.: Texas Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation, Highway Design Division, 1980.

Jodye Lynn, Dickson Schilz and Thomas F. Schilz. Buffalo Hump and the Penateka Comanches (Southwestern Studies). Texas Western Press. 1989.

Maestas, Enrique Gilbert -Michael. Culture and History of Native American Peoples of South Texas. Ph.D. Dissertation. The University of Texas at Austin.2003. 

Mahoney, Leo Edwin, "The Camel Corps: An Attempted Solution of the Problem of Western Transportation," M.A. Thesis, University fo Texas at Austin, 1928.

Manning, Dianne. Hill Country Teacher: Oral Histories from the One-Room School and Beyond. Twayne's Oral History Series No. 3. Riverside NJ: Macmillan Publishing Company. 1990.

Martin, J. C. and Martin, R. S.  Maps of Texas and the Southwest 1513-1900; Amon Carter Museum; University of New Mexico Press, 1984.

Matthews, J.A., Jr. "The Second U.S. Cavalry in Texas, 1855-1861." Military History of Texas and the Southwest, 11, 1973, pg. 229-231.

Maverick, James S. Josâe Policarpo Rodriguez "The Old Guide". Surveyor, Scout, Hunter, Indian Fighter, Ranchman, Preacher: His Life In His Own Words. Dallas, TX: Publishing House of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Nd.

Mayhall, Mildred P. The Kiowas.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962; 2d ed. 1971.

McConnell, Joseph Carroll.  The West Texas Frontier; or, A descriptive History of Early Times in Western Texas.  Jacksboro, Tex., Gazette Print, ©1933-39. Two editions.

McSwain, Ross. Texas Sheep And Goat Raisers' Association, 1915-1995: A History Of Service To The Industry. San Angelo, TX: Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association, c1996.

Mehalchick, Gemma.   Archeological Survey Of A Proposed Outdoor Events Park, Kerr County, Texas. By Gemma Mehalchick; principal investigator, Douglas K. Boyd; submitted to Texas Arts and Crafts Educational Foundation, Kerrville, Texas; by Prewitt and Associates.  Austin, Tex.: Prewitt and Associates, 2003.

Memorial and genealogical record of Texas,Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1894, 658 pgs.

Milner, Michael L. Kerrville Masonic Lodge #697, A.F. & A.M., Centennial History 1890-1990.

Moncure, Henry B.   An Archeological Survey Of The Verde Creek Transmission Line, Kerr County, Texas By Henry B. Moncure, David S. Dibble.  Austin, Tex.: Texas Archeological Survey, the University of Texas at Austin, 1981.

Moore, Stephen L. Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas. San Antonio: Republic of Texas Press, 2002.

Morelock, Horace Wilson. Mountains Of The Mind. San Antonio, TX: The Naylor Co., c1956.

Morfi, Juan Agustín. History of Texas, 1673-1779.  2 vols., Albuquerque: Quivira Society, 1935; rpt., New York: Arno, 1967.

Mountain Sun, The. A Pictorial History Of Kerr County, Texas. Kerrville, TX: The Mountain Sun, c1994.

Newlin, Deborah.  "The Tonkawa People: A Tribal History from Earliest Times to 1893."  The Museum Journal, XXI, 1982.

Nichols, James W. Now You Hear My Horn: The Journal of James Wilson Nichols, 1820-1887. Austin: Carl Hertzog, 1967.

Notre Dame Institute. Centennial And Silver Jubilee Year Book 1936. Kerrville, TX: The Kerrville Times, 1936.

Oehler, Herbert Emil. Forty Years For God: A History Of The Hill Country Cowboy Camp Meeting. Sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary of the Hill Country Cowboy Camp Meeting Association. 1979.

Oehler, Herbert Emil. Hill Country Boy: The Reminiscences Of A Boy Growing Up In The Hill Country Of Texas During The Early Part Of The Twentieth Century. Kerrville, TX: Herring Printing (Sponsored by the Hill Country Preservation Society). Nd.

Olmsted, Frederick Law.  A Journey through Texas: or, A Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier; with a statistical appendix.  London: Dix, Edwards & Co.; 1857.  

Pope, John Captain.  Report of Brevet Captain John Pope, Corps Topographical Engineers, upon the Portion of the Route near the Thirty-Second Parallel, Lying Between the Red River and the Rio Grande.  Washington D.C., 1856. U S Corps of Topographical Engineers.

Powell, Maxine Page. Kerrville TX Homes And Buildings: From Negatives Made By The City Of Kerrville, About 1932, For Tax Purposes. Kerrville Genealogical Society, Inc. 2004

Prewit, Mary Nabers, The San Saba Mission: Spanish Pivot in Texas. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press. 1999.

Priour, Donald J.  "A Clovis Point from Kerr County." LaTierra, 12 (2): 28-31.

Ransleben, Guido E.  A Hundred Years of Comfort in Texas. San Antonio: Naylor, 1954; rev. ed. 1974.

Rawick, George P (editor) The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography. Volume: 6. Westport: Greenwood Press. 1979.

Real, Matilda. A History of Kerr County, Texas Master's thesis, University of Texas, 1942.

Rector, Robert R.   An Archaeological Survey Of 21.9 Acres Of Land And Prehistoric Lithic Quarry (41KR566) In Eastern Kerrville, Texas. By Robert R. Rector.  Kerrville, Tex.: Rector & Associates, 1998.

 Rector, Robert R.   Archaeology Beneath The Greens: An Archaeological Assessment Of 41KR573, 41KR574, and 41KR575 At The Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf Course In Kerrville, Texas. By Robert R. Rector.  Kerrville, Texas: Rector & Associates, 2001.

Richardson, Rupert N. The Comanche Barrier to South Texas Settlement.  Glendale CA: Arthur H. Clark, 1933.

Richardson, Rupert N. Texas: The Lone Star State New York: Prentice-Hall, 1943; 4th ed., with Ernest Wallace and Adrian N. Anderson, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1981.

Rister, Carl Coke.  Robert E. Lee in Texas.  Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press.  1946.

Schilz, Jodye Lynn and Thomas F. Schilz.  Buffalo Hump and the Penateka Comanches. (Southwestern Studies Series, No. 88)  Texas Western Pr; 1st ed edition. December 1989.         

Sedwick Roy D. A Summary Flood History Of Kerr County. San Antonio, TX: Remote Operating Systems, 1988.

Simpson, Harold B. Cry Comanche: The 2nd U.S. Cavalry in Texas 1855-1861.  Hillsboro, TX:  Hill Junior College Press, 1966.

Smith, David Paul. Frontier Defense in the Civil War: Texas Rangers and Rebels.  College Station: Texas A&M University Press. 1992.

Smith, Thomas.  The Old Army in Texas: Research Guide to the U.S. Army in Nineteenth-Century Texas. Austin: Texas Historical Association, 2000.

Snodgrass, Clarabelle. Historical Markers Of Kerr County And A Bit More History. History Matters, Leander, Texas. 2003.

Sowell, A. J. Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas...Facts Gathered from Survivors of Frontier Days. Austin: Ben C. Jones & Co., Printers, 1900.

Starkey, J.J. Pioneer History: Monthly Supplement to the Kerrville Times.  1935.

Sowell, A.J. Early Settlers and Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas.  Austin:  B.C. Jones and Co., 1900.

Sowell, A.J. “Neal Coldwell, Gallant Texas Ranger" in Old Western History and Memorabilia

Stovall, Allan A. Nueces Headwater Country: A Regional HistorySan Antonio: Naylor, 1959.

Sweeney, Jo. The Facts & Follies Of Kerr County: A Texas Sesquicentennial-Sanctioned Extravaganza Produced In Kerrville, Texas, In 1986. Kerrville, TX: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1987.

Syers, William E. Texas, The Beginning, 1519-1834, Texian Press, 1978.

Taylor, T. U., "Lyman Wight and the Mormons in Texas," Frontier Times, June 1941.

Texas Farm Association and Bureau of Information. A Book Of Plain Facts Relative To Kerr County, Texas, Designed For Immigrants And Invalids Seeking A Healthy And Profitable Locality. Kerrville, Texas, 1880.

Thompson, Jerry.  Civil War to the Bloody End: The Life and Times of Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman.  Texas A&M University Press, 2006.

Thomasson, Michael Reagan. James E. McCord and the Texas Frontier Regiment. (M.A. thesis, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1965).

Tijerina, Andres. Tejanos and Texas Under the Mexican Flag 1821-1836 (The Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University, No. 54) 1994.

Toepperwein, Fritz Arnold, Charcoal And Charcoal Burners. Boerne, Texas. 1950

Travis, William Barret, A Twentieth Century History of Southwest Texas. Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1907, 1313 pgs.

Underwood, Rodman L. Death on the Nueces: German Texans, Treue der Union. Austin, Tex.: Eakin Press, 2000.

United States Army, Returns from Regular Army Cavalry Regiments, microfilm no. M744. Second Cavalry, 1849-1855, roll 16.

United States Army, Returns from United States Military Posts 1800-1916,, microfilm no. M617. Camp Ives Tex.: Oct. 1859-Dec. 1860, roll 1516.

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 Voellinger, Melissa.   A Cultural Resources Survey Of The Proposed Turtle Creek To Hunt 138-Kv Transmission Line, Kerr County, Texas. Prepared for Lower Colorado River Authority; prepared by Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc.; authored by Melissa W. Voellinger; co-principal investigators: Clell L. Bond, Wayne P. Glander.  Austin, Tex.: Espey, Huston & Associates, 1985.

Watkins, Clara. Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1976. Bicentennial ed. Kerrville, Texas. 1975

Webb, James. Camp Verde Cemetery & Old Camp Verde The Fort. Kerr County, Texas - Kerrville Genealogy Society, c2004.

Webb, Walter Prescott. The Texas Rangers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1935; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982.

Weddle, Robert S.  The San Saba Mission.  College Station:  Texas A&M University Press.  1999.  

Wharton, William H. (William Harris), Texas : a Brief Account of the Origin, Progress and Present State of the Colonial Settlements of Texas; Together with an Exposition of the Causes which have induced the Existing War with Mexico.

Wilbarger, J.W. Indian Depredations in Texas.  Austin: Steck Co., 1935.  Reprint of the 1889 original.

Wilkins, Frederick The Legend Begins: The Texas Rangers 1823-1845. Austin: State House Press. 1996.

Wilkins, Frederick. Defending the Borders: The Texas Rangers, 1848-1861.  Austin: State House Press. 2001.

Wilkins, Frederick. The Law Comes to Texas. Austin: State House Press. 1999.

Wilkins, Frederick. Highly Irregular Irregulars: Texas Rangers in the Mexican War Eakin Press. 1995.

Williams, J. W. "New Conclusions on the Route of Mendoza, 1683-1684," West Texas Historical Association Year Book 38 (1962).

Williams, Jesse Wallace.  Old Texas Trails.  Burnet TX: Eakin Press, 1979.

Williams, R.H. With the Border Ruffians: Memories of the Far West, 1852-1868.  (Paperback edition) Lincoln: Bison Press, 1982.

Willmann, A. A. History of the Kerrville Methodist Assembly, 1924-1960. Mason, Tex. 1960

Witt, Gerald. The History Of Eastern Kerr County. Austin, Tex. 1986