Camp Verde: Texas Frontier Defense (Landmarks) by Joseph Luther

By Joseph Luther

The Verde Valley the possible effortless path to West Texas was once in reality a land of peril, experience, and close to mythic heroes. old Camp Verde has lengthy been a strategic stronghold guarding the cross, the valley and the various trails converging at this river crossing. As frontiersman and settlers driven in the course of the go and local americans replied with violent strength, the famed Texas Rangers tried to manage the area. formally demonstrated in 1856, the camp might turn into the trying out flooring for the Army's Camel test and an outpost for Robert E. Lee's mythical moment U.S. Cavalry. sign up for neighborhood historian Joseph Luther as he narrates the tumultuous and uniquely Texan background of Camp Verde.

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