Myth, Memory and Massacre

Paul H. Carlson and Tom Crum (Texas Tech University Press, $29.95)
Paul H. Carlson and Tom Crum (Texas Tech University Press, $29.95)

After 150 years of a fictional understanding of the 1860 Battle of Pease River (the battle did not even occur there), the falsifications of historical accounts have finally come to light.

Authors Paul H. Carlson and Tom Crum have uncovered fabricated testimony, altered diaries and even the official Texas Ranger report that went “missing.” We never fully understood Cynthia Ann Parker’s capture from the Comanche until this moment.

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