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Published by Printed by Frontier Times Pub. House in Grand Prairie, Tex .
Written in English



  • Texas,
  • Texas.


  • Lee, Bob, d. 1869.,
  • Peacock, Lewis, d. 1871.,
  • Vendetta -- Texas.,
  • Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF391 .T233
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5100589M
LC Control Number74172593

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  Part of that violence came to be called the Lee-Peacock Feud, a struggle in which Unionists led by Lewis Peacock and former Confederates led by Bob Lee sought to even old scores, as well as to set the terms of the new South, especially regarding the status of freed slaves. Until recently, the Lee-Peacock violence has been placed squarely within /5(18). Lee - Peacock Feud Because of the Amount of Inquiry I receive about his locally famous Feud I have included this information on this web site. All of the writings on this page are the Opinion of the Writer and only a few documents remain to reflect the occurances of that time. I have tried to show an full compliment of reading if anyone wants to read moreand develop their own The Lee-Peacock feud involved several Boren's & Maddoxes. This story has been recorded in several of the county histories of Collin, Grayson, Hunt, and Fannin counties, known as Four Corners. Also this story has been documented in the book, "Murder At The Corners", by Gladys B. Ray. The Lee’s; however, refused to pay the note, bringing suit in Bonham, Texas and winning the case. This was the start of an all-out war, known as the Lee-Peacock Feud. Both men gathered their friends and sympathizers and from through June , a second “Civil War” raged in northeast Texas, with an estimated 50 men losing their lives.

  The Lee - Peacock Feud In Northeast Texas, - Thread starter James N. Start date Jun 3, The Lee-Peacock feud, which flourished from to in the contiguous corners of Fannin, Grayson, Collin, and Hunt counties, followed the same pattern. Bob Lee, a former Confederate officer, fell out with the Union authorities and aroused the enmity of Lewis Peacock, one of their supporters. Fighting Over a Stolen Herd, Frederic Remington, Lee vs. Peacock, Only Arizona’s Pleasant Valley War, which took the lives of twenty to fifty men between and , outstripped the Lee-Peacock feud of northeast Texas.   Following the war, in the four corners area of Hunt, Collin, Grayson, and Fannin counties of Texas, there developed what was known as the Pilot Grove Difficulty, later to be known as the Lee War and then the Lee-Peacock War. In recent years it has become known as the Lee-Peacock Feud.

The Lee-Peacock Feud in northeast Texas after the Civil War continued for four bloody years after the rest of the nation had laid down their arms. This feud took place in Northeast Texas shortly after the Civil War. Bob Lee who was married with three kids at the time, joined the Confederate Army. The Maddox brothers, John, William, and Francis, also joined. As well as their cousin Jim and several of the Boren boys. Lewis. Where they lived? They lived in Northeast Texas It was called the Wildcat Thicket It was dense with trees, tall grass. It had Briar Brush, thorn vines Time they lived Bob Lee had joined the Confederate serving with the Ninth Texas Cavalry. He was the son of Daniel W. Lee. Was. Lee-Peacock Feud Feud is somewhat of a misnomer, as this was more a war than a feud.(I'll add to this later.) For now, anyone associated with the participants, or otherwise mentioned in tales of this feud.