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Cowboys and cattleland : memories of a frontier cowboy

Author: H H Halsell
Publisher: Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, ©1983.
Series: Chisholm Trail series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A must read for anyone with even remote interest in cowboy working history. The detail involving driving a working cattle is unsurpassed, as well as childhood adventures involving Indian interactions. Hard to put down. The wild west, not all pretty, but very real and told by a first hand witness. He lived during the era that spanned the Civil War to the atomic bomb, and describes it starkly.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Halsell, H.H. (Harry H.), 1860-1957.
Cowboys and cattleland.
Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, ©1983
(OCoLC)644551136
Named Person: H H Halsell; H H Halsell
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H H Halsell
ISBN: 0912646802 9780912646800
OCLC Number: 9254442
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Nashville, Tenn. : Parthenon Press, 1937.
Description: 276 pages, [1] leaf of plates : map, portrait ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Halsell family --
Pioneer life in Wise County --
A Comanche Indian raid --
Early privations and hardships --
Handling cattle 1865 to 1895 --
Home life in a wild country --
My first acquaintance with cowboys --
Herding cattle on the trail to Kansas --
First sight of a railroad train --
Leaving home --
Big game hunting --
Working on a Colorado railroad --
Water in the desert --
Herding Texas steers --
The true cowboy --
Cattle deals and a range battle --
Men of courage and fortitude --
Dealing with cattle thieves --
Adventures on a roundup --
Putting cattlemen out of Oklahoma --
Cowboys-good and bad --
Rustling unbranded yearlings --
Cherokee Strip Cowpunchers' Association --
Texas the the trail drivers --
A boom in range cattle --
Good and bad writing about the West --
The end of trail driving --
Short sketches of old-time cattlemen --
From the year 1890 up to the year 1907 --
A beef cattle roundup --
Trip to Central America and the Panama Canal --
A brief review.
Series Title: Chisholm Trail series.
Responsibility: by H.H. Halsell ; with an introduction by Grace Halsell.
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A must read for anyone with even remote interest in cowboy working history. The detail involving driving a working cattle is unsurpassed, as well as childhood adventures involving Indian interactions. Hard to put down. The wild west, not all pretty, but very real and told by a first hand witness. He lived during the era that spanned the Civil War to the atomic bomb, and describes it starkly.

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