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Devils River
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Devils River examines the history of this notorious river in southwestern Texas. Dearen describes the Spanish explorers and settlers from the Americas who encountered the river, their difficulties in traversing the region, and relates hardships, ranging from Indian attacks, impassable fords, unpredictable weather, and long routes with little water.  

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. p. vii
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  1. AUTHOR’S NOTE
  2. p. ix
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  1. 1 A RIVER UNIQUE
  2. pp. 11-14
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  1. 2 SPANISH ATTEMPTS AT CONQUEST
  2. pp. 15-21
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  1. 3 BLAZING THE DEVILS TRAIL
  2. pp. 22-33
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  1. 4 DEAD MAN’S PASS
  2. pp. 34-42
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  1. 5 BY MAIL COACH AND HOOF
  2. pp. 43-55
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  1. 6 AN ARMY POST AT SECOND CROSSING
  2. pp. 56-61
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  1. 7 THE SAN ANTONIO TO SAN DIEGO MAIL
  2. pp. 62-67
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  1. 8 INDIAN TROUBLE
  2. pp. 68-80
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  1. 9 GRAY REPLACES BLUE
  2. pp. 81-87
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  1. 10 THE DEVILS INDIAN WAR
  2. pp. 88-97
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  1. 11 BLACK SEMINOLES TO THE RESCUE
  2. pp. 98-106
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  1. 12 AVENGING IN MEXICO
  2. pp. 107-113
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  1. 13 LAST OF THE ARROWS
  2. pp. 114-121
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  1. 14 COMING OF THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC
  2. pp. 122-129
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  1. 15 THE BIG CATTLE DRIFT
  2. pp. 130-133
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  1. 16 HORN, FLEECE, AND DROUTH
  2. pp. 134-142
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  1. 17 BADMEN RISE UP
  2. pp. 143-147
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  1. 18 A POTENTIAL FOR SUDDEN DEATH
  2. pp. 148-156
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  1. 19 FANG, CLAW, AND BUFFALO HIDES
  2. pp. 157-163
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  1. 20 THE DEVIL’S BROOD
  2. pp. 164-171
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  1. EPILOGUE
  2. p. 172
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  1. NOTES
  2. pp. 173-198
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  1. BIBLIOGRAPHY
  2. pp. 199-208
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  1. INDEX, ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  2. pp. 209-223
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