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Pistol Packin' Preachers: Circuit Riders of Texas

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A writer once denounced the Lone Star State as "where the Godly could battle 'the devil' on his own ground." Circuit riders and other early preachers confronted dangerous outlaws, Indians, wild animals, and Texas' unpredictable weather. Their stories chronicle bringing one element of civilization to early explorers and settlers. Some fought for Texas independence with a Bible in one hand and a rifle in the other; others worked as drovers and preached along the cattle trails. One served as a deputy sheriff; others, as fort ...

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Pistol Packin' Preachers: Circuit Riders of Texas 2005, Republic of Texas Press, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781589792005

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