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Book Information: Young Ole Devil

Young Ole Devil (1975) [Novel]
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"He's reckless, irresponsible and can't - or won't - avoid getting involved in fights no matter what duty he's supposed to be carrying out."

That was the kind of comment which a senior officer of the Texas Light Cavalty might, with some justification, have made about hot-headed Lieutenant Red Blaze during the War between the States. However, it was uttered by Colonel William Barrett Travis shortly before his departure to take command of the garrison at the Alamo Mission in San Antonio de Bexar early in 1836. He was speaking about a young officer to whom Major General Samuel Houston intended to entrust a dangerous mission.

The officer in question was to become famous as the iron-hard disciplinarian who commanded the Confederate States Army of Arkansas and Northern Texas. His name was Jackson Baines Hardin - the man who became known as the "lil ole devil" for fighting...

Original title: Young Ole Devil
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionWesternArmy in the West
FictionWesternTexas And Mexico

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