Fort Lancaster: Texas Frontier Sentinel


Accessible by students, this book is the story of the commonplace life of soldiers on the isolated American frontier during a time when communications relied upon horse and wagon, and the road they guarded was the vital link to California. Remote, poorly constructed, and inadequately garrisoned, Fort Lancaster stands as an excellent example of the typical frontier post in the pre-Civil War era.
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http://tshaonline.org/publications/books/510

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Texas State Historical Association

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