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3.91  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews present you this new edition. At the close of the civil war the need for a market for the surplus cattle of Texas was as urgent as it was general. There had been numerous experiments in seeking an outlet, and there is authority for the statement that in 1857 Texas cattle were driven to Illinois. Eleven years later forty thousand head were sent to the mouth of R ...more
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Published September 15th 2010 by Pubone.Info (first published 1905)
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Thom Swennes
The classical days of cattle herding in the Wild West has left an impression on people even now, more than 135 years after the dust has settled. This colorful period of American, in truth only lasted slightly more than twenty years. With the dawning of the Twentieth Century, expansion of the railways made large cattle drives to railheads such as Abilene and Dodge City obsolete. The Outlet presents, in the form of a narrative, the world of the cattle drivers in its heyday. He doesn’t only describ ...more
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Andy Adams (1859–1935) was born to pioneer parents in Indiana, worked in Texas for ten years driving cattle, and settled in Colorado Springs, where he began writing his "real" stories of cowboys in the West.

While still in his teens, Adams ran away from home. He eventually made his way to Texas, where he found work as a cowboy. From 1882 to 1893, Adams witnessed firsthand the golden era of the Texa
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