South Texas Renegades
What Are Renegades
Renegades are outlaws and from both sides of the Rio Grande were robbing and raiding towns and settlements. Lawlessness increased as deserters from the civil war and outlaws increased into Texas.
Juan N. Cortina
Was among those wqho clashed with the law authorities.The authorities generally looked on him as an outlaw who was responsible for much violence along the Rio Grande. Reports claimed that his folllowers raided Texas and Mexican ranches daily