By C. Brian Kelly
From the beginning of the Lewis and Clark excursion in 1803 to the San Francisco earthquake in 1906, an exceptional old drama spread out at the American frontier.
Best Little tales of the Wild West uncovers the interesting stories that make up this inimitable century. The period of the Wild West was once a century-long interval characterised through ceaseless exploration, wagon trains, straining westward, farm animals drives, Indian wars, gunfights, wandering trappers and mountainmen, cowboys, rustlers, stagecoaches, and gold.
one of the attention-grabbing tales mentioned during this publication are:
- Meriwether Lewis's first-ever Indian struggle
- The determined seek throughout the Lewis and Clark expedition for a passageway during the Rocky Mountains sooner than iciness struck
- Bespectacled Easterner Teddy Roosevelt's impolite remedy within the Dakota Badlands within the 1880s
- The excessive drama of the San Francisco earthquake
- Anecdotes that stick to the development of the transcontinental railroad
- The western explorations of topographical engineer Stephen Long
- The brave military officer who held the Indians of the Southwest at bay throughout the Civil War
- The criminal adventures of the Dalton Gang
- The paintings of the explorer-botanist David Douglas
- The tale at the back of Boothill in Tombstone, Arizona
- The legend of Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch
- Little-known lawman Thomas J. Smith of Abilene
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