Download e-book for iPad: The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill by Don Russell

By Don Russell

ISBN-10: 0585198667

ISBN-13: 9780585198668

ISBN-10: 0806115378

ISBN-13: 9780806115375

Few western American were extra usually written approximately than William F. Cody, the "Buffalo invoice" of historical past, the dime novel, and well known lore.There are numerous very important elements of this biography. the entire profession of the plainsman is gifted - it's the purely biography, in reality, that comprises any significant attack at the military documents facing Cody’s scouting profession - and it relates with ability and perception the truths at the back of the legends exploited in modern dime novels, the degree, and the Wild West convey.

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Isaac also wrote to members of Congress, who assured him that an 10 Elizabeth Jane Leonard and Julia Cody Goodman, Buffalo Bill: King of the Old West, 290. Page 9 act opening Kansas and Nebraska to settlement would probably be passed at the winter session. 11 11 Colby, "Buffalo Bill's Old Boyhood Home," Davenport Democrat and Leader, March 14, 1948; Fryxell, "The Codys in LeClaire," Annals of Iowa, July, 1929; Cody, Life, 21; Mrs. Goodman MSher dates check. Page 10 1 The Codys in Bleeding Kansas It is a popular impression that covered-wagon pioneers were poverty-stricken failures impelled by the hope of finding a more independent life by squatting on free land.

Whitney, James Frazier, H. B. Jolley, and Robert Riddle, who persuaded him to join them in locating a new townsite. So great was his reputation as locator and surveyor that they agreed to help him complete his house so that he would be free to go. The result of their exploration was the founding of Grasshopper Falls, which became Valley Falls. They organized a company to put up a sawmill and a gristmill. 11 With his house in Salt Creek Valley completed, Isaac Cody established a school in the cabin the family had vacated and hired Miss Jennie Lyons to teach it.

Cody Attempts Domesticity 73 7. William F. Cody Becomes Buffalo Bill 84 8. Sheridan Finds Cody's Services "Extremely Valuable" 100 9. The Secretary of War Hears of Cody 119 10. The Battle of Summit Springs 129 11. Buffalo Bill Gains National Fame 149 12. Hunting Parties of the Plains 162 13. The Hunt of the Grand Duke Alexis 174 14. The Medal of Honor 185 15. "The Scouts of the Prairie" 192 16. "The Scouts of the Plains" 204 17. The Death of Yellow Hand 214 18. Chief of Scouts, B. H. & Y. 236 19.

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