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The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902

Johnson, David & Rick Miller

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ISBN 10: 1574412043 / ISBN 13: 9781574412048
Published by University of North Texas Press, 2006
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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Title: The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902

Publisher: University of North Texas Press

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: First Edition.

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In 1874, the "Hoo Doo" War erupted in the Texas Hill Country of Mason County. The feud began with the rise of the mob under Sheriff John Clark, but it was not until the premeditated murder of rancher Timothy Williamson in 1875, a murder orchestrated by Sheriff Clark, that the violence escalated out of control. His death drew former Texas Ranger Scott Cooley to the region seeking justice, and when the courts failed, he began a vendetta to avenge his friend. In the ensuing months, Sheriff Clark's mob ambushed ranchers George Gladden and Moses Baird, which drew gunfighters such as John Ringo into the violence. Local and state officials proved powerless, and it was not until the early 1900s that the feud burned itself out. David Johnson analyzes the myths and legends surrounding the feud and presents the first definitive account of what happened in Mason County - a case study in frontier violence of the bloodiest kind.

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DAVID JOHNSON is best known for John Ringo, his biography of the famous gunslinger. He has also edited two editions of The Life of Thomas W. Gamel. He lives in Zionsville, Indiana. RICK MILLER, who wrote the foreword, is the author of Bloody Bill Longley and Sam Bass & Gang.

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