Chapters: Richland Springs, Texas, San Saba, Texas, Cherokee, Texas, Bend, Texas, Colorado Bend State Park, Richland Springs Independent School District, Central Texas Electric Cooperative, Mason Independent School District, San Saba Independent School District, Cherokee Independent School District. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: San Saba County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in Western Central Texas. In 2000, its population was 6,186. Its county seat is San Saba. It is named for the San Saba River, which flows through the county. United Confederate Veterans organized a chapter known as the "William P. Rogers Camp" in San Saba County after the death in 1889 of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Rogers, a hero of the Battle of Corinth in Mississippi, was a native of Georgia. He did not live in San Saba, but his daughter, Fannie, married one of Rogers' officers, George Harris, who moved there in 1880. A former county judge, Harris served as a commander of Rogers Camp, named for his father-in-law. The veterans' organization lasted until the early 1930s. During the 1880s, a vigilante mob, organized like a fraternal lodge, killed a number of San Saba County settlers. In 1896, the Texas Rangers began an investigation. Uluth M. Sanderson, editor of the San Saba County News, ran editorials against the mob. Ultimately, the mob was broken by the Ranger Captain Bill McDonald and District Attorney W.C. Linder. Few of the outlaws ever paid for their crimes. Abraham Lincoln Galloway (March 3, 1901August 17, 1961) was a rancher in San Saba County. An historical marker at the courthouse in San Saba describes him as: "One of the greatest San Saba cowboys ever to grace the back of a horse. He enjoyed deep and lasting friendships with many. Abe wa...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=9145
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