Features: 47 b&w illus. 3 maps. Notes. Bib. Index.
Ben Thompson was a remarkable man, and few Texans can claim to have
crowded more excitement, danger, drama, and tragedy into their lives
than he did. He was an Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, Confederate
cavalryman, mercenary for a foreign emperor, hired gun for a railroad,
an elected lawman, professional gambler, and the victor of numerous
gunfights. more... about Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter