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The Homesteaders (The Making of America #15)

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"Burn out the homesteaders..."
That was the cry of certain "law-abiding" cattlemen, as homesteaders crowded into the Nebraska frontier, urged on by the Homestead Act of 1862.

It was the cry of the nightriders around Pittsburgh landing one grim night, as they ravished, murdered and put hard-won sod houses to the torch. It was the cry that echoed in the ears of Joe Barrow, you
Paperback, 400 pages
Published April 28th 1981 by Dell (first published 1980)
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