The Texas Rangers and The San Saba Mob

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Those stemmed from the late war and Reconstruction, Indian warfare, Cattleindustry conflict, outlaw activity, community feuds, agrarian discontent and political turmoil. One disorder fed another, and a distinct regional style of violent behavior arose. During that time the feudal code of brotherhood was: “You kill my brother and I’ll kill you.” This mentality or “folk justice” was an accepted life-style, especially for Texans who embraced a mystique of violence.


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