Robert McReynolds & Alexander Majors
Two First Hand Accounts of the American ‘Wild West’ Frontier During the 19th Century—Thirty Years on the Frontier by Robert McReynolds & Seventy Years on the Frontier by Alexander Majors
Two outstanding Western lives in one special edition
The history of the frontier region of the United States of America in the pre and post American Civil War period—the ‘Wild West’—has always fasc..
Elinore Pruitt Stewart
The Collected Correspondence of a Woman Settler on the American Frontier — Letters of a Woman Homesteader & Letters On an Elk Hunt
An authentic voice from the western frontier
Elinore Pruitt Stewart is renowned for her books ‘Letters of a Woman Homesteader’ and its sequel ‘Letters on an Elk Hunt,’ both of which are included in..
Accounts of Cattle Drives, Railroads, Indians & Characters of the Old West
All the characters of the Wild West around the Union Pacific Railroad
This concise book concentrates on the cowboys and the characters and events which surrounded them during the halcyon days of th..
Edgar Beecher Bronson
Cowboys, Indians, Outlaws, Lawmen, Bounty Hunters and Six-Gun Killers of the Old West
The men who really made the West wild
The author of this book of collected anecdotes of the American West when it was at its wildest after the American Civil War, was well qualified for the task fo..
Henry Inman & William F. Cody
The History of an Historic Highway Across the Great Plains
In the footsteps of the history of the American West
This book, written by Colonel Henry Inman in collaboration with William F. Cody, the famous ‘Buffalo Bill,’ will be a treat for all those intere..
F. C. McGlashan
The Ordeal of the Wagon Train of Pioneers in the Sierra Nevada Winter of 1846-7
A tragic legend of the way West
The story of the Donner Party is a tragic and infamous episode in the history of the 19th century pioneer migrations that crossed continental America. In May 1846 ei..
Recollections of the Western American Frontier
The iconic times of cowboys and Indians—by one who was there
Although this book’s title suggests a particular focus on one notable event in the history of the American Western Frontier it is also a..
Joseph Mills Hansom
Captain Grant Marsh, and the Riverboats of the American Civil War and Plains Indian Wars
A great river and those who sailed it
This well known and highly regarded classic of the opening up of the American West concentrates on the great rivers of North America and the Missouri in partic..
a Classic Account of the Days of the Great Trail Herds of the American West
A first hand account of the days of the Great Cattle Trails
The term 'cowboy' has become emblematic of all that is evocative of the 'frontier America' of the nineteenth century. Yet the real cowboy..
The Story of a Great Highway
A soldier-author's view of the American frontier
The history of the expansion of the frontier of America is particularly marked by the famous—perhaps legendary—trails upon which pioneers in their '..
Dangers of the Trail in 1865 by Charles E. Young<br>The Story of a Pioneer by V. Devinny
Two Accounts of Early Emigrants to Colorado
Two accounts of the westward pioneers to Colorado
This book contains two books, gathered here for their common subject—and value reading—concerning the 'March of Destiny'—the inexorable movement of..
William Audley Maxwell
A First Hand Narrative of the Early Pioneer Trail to California in 1857
A pioneer tells his story of the West
This is the story of the legendary pioneers of the westward expansion of the American people from the comparatively early period of the mid-1850s. Maxwell and ..