Book Reviews 1838 under John Coffee "Jack" Hays. After his military service, he moved to San Augustine where he practiced medicine. Later he also practiced law. In 1844, he won political office and served a term in the Republic House of Representatives. He had the honor of being the man who introduced a resolution to accept the United States' terms of annexation. In 1845, Ford moved to Austin where with a partner he bought and became editor of the Austin Texas Democrat. When the Mexican-American War (184648) broke out, he immediately joined the Texas Rangers and served under Jack Hays again. By 1849 high command promoted him to captain of the Rangers. He served in South Texas from the Nueces River to the Rio Grande. In 1852 South Texas voters sent him to the Texas State Senate. When he moved to Austin, again with a partner he founded a new paper, the State Times, which lasted until 1857. In 1858 Ford sought and won a commission to lead a contingent of the Texas State Troops, a command that sent him to South Texas again. He and his men campaigned against Indians, as well as Juan Cortina when he
Southwestern Historical Quarterly – Texas State Historical Association
Published: Jan 1, 2012
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