The legendary Sam Bass refused to give up his companions to the trailing lawmen. In 1878, the chase ended with the famous gunfight on the streets of Round Rock, Texas.
About the Author
RICK MILLER is the author of Bloody Bill Longley: The Mythology of a Gunfighter (UNT Press). He has also written biographies of Sam Bass (Sam Bass & Gang), Jack Duncan (Bounty Hunter), and Eugene Bunch (The Train Robbing Bunch). Raised in Dallas, Texas, Miller is a former paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division, and served in law enforcement as a Dallas policeman, as well as chief of police in both Killeen and Denton, Texas. Currently he is the elected County Attorney of Bell County, Texas. He holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Texas at Arlington, a master's degree in public administration from Southern Methodist University, and earned his juris doctorate at Baylor University School of Law. He lives in Harker Heights, Texas.