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Long Way To Texas by Elmer Kelton
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Long Way To Texas

by Elmer Kelton

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0812561597, Mass Market Paperback)

Lieutenant David Buckalew and his men had left Texas on a march westward to claim the entire Southwest for the Confederacy. But defeat after humiliating defeat at the hands of the Union army has stranded Buckalew and nineteen battle-weary survivors in the New Mexico Territory-a territory crawling with hostile Comanches and Union soldiers.

As Buckalew and his men make a run for their homeland of Texas, they learn the location of a cache of Union weapons and ammunition. If they could seize the weapons before the Union troops arrive to collect them, they might be able to shift the odds in the South's favor.

However, those keeping the cache for the North have other ideas . . .

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Collects three western novels, including "Joe Pepper" in which an aging gunfighter reminisces about his life of adventure throughout the Old Southwest while preparing to face the hangman's noose.

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