William A Wallace Went From His Native Virginia To Texas In , Shortly After The Battle Of San Jacinto, For The Purpose Of Taking Pay Out Of The Mexicans For The Murder Of His Brother And Cousin His Experiences As A Hunter, Indian Fighter, Member Of The Mier Expedition , Defender Of The Old Republic In The Mexican War, And Texas Ranger Were Chronicled By His Comrade John C Duval In This Free Hand Biography, First Published In Because Duval, As The Editors Note, Felt Free To Adapt His Materials In Order To Make The Book Interesting And Used Many Novelistic Devices, In His Own Way He Achieves Something Of The Effect Of The Twentieth Century School Of Biographers He Makes His Characters Live Although Part I, Dealing With Big Foot S Adventures As A Hunter And Indian Fighter, Is A Mixture Of Fact And Fiction, Part II, The Account Of His Role In The Mier Expedition, Is Unretouched, Told From The Point Of View Of An Actual Participant, And Stands As The Most Realistic Straight Narrative Of This Dramatic Chapter In Texas History It Is The Heart Of The Biography The Indian Adventures Are A Prologue For It And Part III, The Final Comedy Of Big Foot In The Settlements, Makes An Epilogue In This Classic Of Early Texas, The Reader Will Recognize Three Literary Traditions Of The Nineteenth Century The Journals And Memoirs Of The Pioneers The Romantic Adventure Story And The Broadly Humorous Yarn Of The American Frontier This Book Published In Has Been Reformatted For The Kindle And May Contain An Occasional Defect From The Original Publication Or From The Reformatting
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