Category Archives: Books

Buck Walton

    Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson The Famous Texan William M. “Buck” Walton, 1884. A free copy of the book is available online thanks to Texas History Portals at http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38114/

The Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan by William M. Walton

Ben Thompson was killed on March 11, 1884, in San Antonio, Texas. A month later on April 12, 1884, Ben’s close friend and attorney Major William M. “Buck” Walton published Ben’s biography, The Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan. Texas History Portal has a free copy of the book online available at: http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38114/