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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/