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High Noon Talk: Confederates and Comancheros

Bullock Museum 1800 Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701

A vast and desolate region, the Texas–New Mexico borderlands have long been an ideal setting for intrigue and illegal dealings, never more so than in the lawless early days of cattle trafficking and trade among the Plains tribes and Comancheros. The book Confederates and Comancheros takes us to the borderlands in the 1860s and 1870s for an in-depth look at Union-Confederate skullduggery amid the infamous trade in stolen Texas livestock. Join author James Bailey Blackshear for an exploration of the cattle drives, cattle rustling, shady government contracts, and bloody frontier justice.

High Noon Talks highlight interesting and often untold topics through a casual lunch-time lecture. Learn more here.

Program is FREE to the public and will be held onsite at the Bullock Museum.

Educators, to receive CPE credit please email [email protected]