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Famous Frontiersmen and Heroes of the Border - Their Adventurous Lives and Stirring Experiences in Pioneer Days - cover

Famous Frontiersmen and Heroes of the Border - Their Adventurous Lives and Stirring Experiences in Pioneer Days

Charles Haven Ladd Johnston

Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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Summary

Famous Frontiersmen and Heroes of the Border is a collection of biographies of valiant and daring adventurers, who were among the early settlers of the Wild West. These men were real scouts and trappers, for they lived in the wilds and had to know how to shoot a rifle; how to trap; and how to camp in whatever place night happened to overtake them. Biographies presented in this book are accurate histories of several important frontiersmen and heroes of the border. These stories are all true and are vouched for by early historians.  
Contents: 
Daniel Morgan: The Famous Virginian Rifleman, and His Adventures with the Indian Bear
James Harrod: Founder of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and Famous Scout of the Frontier
Robert McLellan: Pluckiest of the Early Pioneers
Colonel Benjamin Logan: The Intrepid Fighter of the Kentucky Frontier
George Rogers Clarke: Famous Leader of the Borderland of Kentucky
John Slover: Scout under Crawford and Hero of Extraordinary Adventures
Lewis Wetzel: Heroic Virginia Frontiersman and Implacable Enemy of the Redskins
Samuel Colter: And His Wonderful Race for Life
Meshack Browning: The Celebrated Bear Hunter of the Alleghanies
"Bill" Bent: Hero of the Old Santa Fé Trail
Thomas Eddie: The Last of the Old School Trappers
Jim Bridger: Founder of Bridger, Wyoming, and Famous Indian Fighter
"Old Bill" Williams: The Famous Log Rider of Colorado
"Big Foot" Wallace: Noted Ranger on the Texan Frontier
Captain Jack Hays: Famous Texan Ranger and Commander of Valiant Border Fighters
Bill Hamilton: Famous Trapper, Trader, and Indian Fighter
Uncle Job Witherspoon: And His Exciting Adventures with the Blackfeet
Henry Shane: Heroic Scout of the plain of Teas
Poor Jerry Lane: The Lost Trapper of Wyoming
The Song of the Moose

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