Sept. 20, 2019

8 - The Murderous Glanton Gang (Or The Evening Redness In My Southern Regions)

8 - The Murderous Glanton Gang (Or The Evening Redness In My Southern Regions)

John Joel Glanton, veteran of both the Texas Revolution and the Mexican American War, was survivor of Goliad, a former Texas Ranger, all around badass decorated war hero and also a mercenary, outlaw, scalp hunter & murderer, Hired  by the...


John Joel Glanton, veteran of both the Texas Revolution and the Mexican American War, was survivor of Goliad, a former Texas Ranger, all around badass decorated war hero and also a mercenary, outlaw, scalp hunter & murderer, Hired  by the Mexican government to keep the violent Apache’s at bay, Glanton and his gang went rogue, killing and scalping anyone and everyone they could get a hold of. Apaches, peaceful tribes, Mexican citizens, even women. The Glanton Gang is the real life inspiration behind Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. And like Blood Meridian, we’re gonna go dark on this most recent extra bloody episode of Bloody Beaver Podcast.