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The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions in the American Old West By Randolph B. Marcy
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Randolph Marcy wrote this guide for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely settled. A captain in the U.S.... More > military, Marcy wrote this guide partly to allay the many myths and fears of the Western frontier, and partly to offer guidance to the dangers which were actually manifest. The information within takes readers across two popular trails - northerly, ending in Oregon, and southerly, ending in Santa Fe. Written in 1859, this book is both a guidebook and an authentic history of the Wild West era. Various anecdotes are interspersed through the text - Marcy is careful to differentiate between friendly Indian tribes such as the Delawares and Shawnees, whom he admires. The Plains Indians however are considered to have hostile tendencies; Marcy instructs on how to sign, and gives a detailed account of how to safely sleep with a gun cocked and loaded.< Less
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions in the American Old West (Hardcover) By Randolph B. Marcy
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Randolph Marcy wrote this guide for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely settled. A captain in the U.S.... More > military, Marcy wrote this guide partly to allay the many myths and fears of the Western frontier, and partly to offer guidance to the dangers which were actually manifest. The information within takes readers across two popular trails - northerly, ending in Oregon, and southerly, ending in Santa Fe. Written in 1859, this book is both a guidebook and an authentic history of the Wild West era. Various anecdotes are interspersed through the text - Marcy is careful to differentiate between friendly Indian tribes such as the Delawares and Shawnees, whom he admires. The Plains Indians however are considered to have hostile tendencies; Marcy instructs on how to sign, and gives a detailed account of how to safely sleep with a gun cocked and loaded.< Less
Chancy Flint: Cowboy By Keith R. Ostling
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Chancy Flint: Cowboy is the second in a series of five novels following the life of a young man from age twelve into his thirties. Chancy becomes a cowboy who is good with horses, cattle, and guns.... More > Honest, courageous, hard-working and loyal, Chancy is a man to ride the river with. Right after the Civil War Chancy and his partners ride into South Texas and round up and brand over 3,000 unbranded mavericks and 365 horses. They then drive the herd up the Shawnee Trail to the railhead at Sedalia, Missouri. Along the way, they must deal with violent weather, floods, stampedes, hostile Indians, and rustlers. Chancy faces life's challenges with courage and resourcefulness. Over the five novels we watch him grow up straight and strong, tempered by adversity, not defeated by it.< Less