Outlaw Sam Bass

Outlaw Sam Bass

My book “Mike Stone: Texas Ranger” was centered around the Austin, Texas area, and there was a background story concerning a Texas outlaw named Sam Bass. Bass was famous (maybe infamous) for a large train robbery in Nebraska, among other crimes. The Nebraska train...
Land Grant Program

Land Grant Program

My book “McCabe’s Luck” references a land grant program for Civil War veterans. That program actually existed for about two years in the state of Texas, giving a land grant of 1,280 acres to disabled veterans. The Texas Legislature passed an act on April 9, 1881 to...