The Great State of Texas will be holding recruitment in Uvlade for Company F, Frontier Battalion of the Texas Rangers, John B. Jones, Major Commanding. Apply to Neal Coldwell Captain Co F. The period of Service will be twelve months unless sooner discharged. As it is expected that this force will be kept actively employed during their term of service only sound young men without families and with good horses will be received. Persons under indictment or of known bad character or habitual drunkards will be rejected. Compensation will be $40 per month paid quarterly.
April 24, 1875
This is how the campaign starts. The newly minted Rangers are currently chasing renegade Apaches and Bandito’s terrorizing the Texas Southwest.