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Pioneer history of Custer County, Nebraska : with which is combined, Sod houses of the Great American Plains

Author: Solomon D Butcher; Harry E Chrisman
Publisher: Denver : Sage Books, ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon D Butcher; Harry E Chrisman
OCLC Number: 3496108
Notes: First edition published in 1901 under title: S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County ; and, Short sketches of early days in Nebraska.
Map on lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: x, 410, [42], [17] pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Editor's introduction to the second edition / Harry E. Chrisman --
Preface / S.D. Butcher --
An ode to Custer County / Mrs. C.H. Carlos --
Organization of Custer County / J.J. Douglas --
Cattle industry in ranch days / H.M. Sullivan --
Old settler's story [E.S. Finch] --
The Mitchell and Ketchum tragedy --
Blazing a pathway and personal pioneer experiences / J.D. Strong --
Jess Gandy's reminiscences of early days in Custer, County, Neb. --
Hunting buffalo on the Great Plains [William F. "Doc" Carver] / A.S. Burcher --
Held up by Jack Dolan --
Judge William Gaslin / F.M. Hallowell --
Settlement of New Helena / C.R. Mathews --
Exploits of Dick Milton --
The coyote --
Search for the silver medal: the colonel's story / S.D. Butcher --
An old settler's story [T.J. Butcher] --
Farewell to my homestead shanty --
The killing of two cowboys --
The Province tragedy --
A cowboy's story / James Farley --
Playing Dick Milton --
Brighton Ranch / Victor H. Coffman --
[Ill-starred land deal] / Puck --
Freezing of trapper in Powell Cañon / J.D. Haskell --
Tearing down of settlers' houses by cowboys --
Tailing up a Texas cow / Al Wise --
Clear Creek / Puck --
History of Broken Bow / D.M. Amsberry --
Broken Bow [poem] / Mrs. M.A.B. Martin --
Shooting of John Sanderson --
We now cross the Custer county line --
Westerville / Miss Floy Leech --
Hunting wild horses / Dan Haskell --
Lynching of Kid Wade in 1884 --
Douglass Grove Township / W.D. Hall --
Incidents of Douglass Drove / William H. Comstock --
Lee's Park / J.L.H. Knight, 1887 --
West Union precinct / H.J. Shinn --
The Haunstine tragedy / James Whitehead --
Mike O'Rafferty as a cowboy --
Callaway / George B. Mare --
Ansley / Tom Wright --
Sargent --
Early experiences in Sargent precinct / F.M. Morris --
Pioneer settlement of Sargent / B.W. Sullivan --
Anselmo --
Killing of Arnold and capture of Bohannan --
Terrible fall in a deep well --
Redfern Table / James Whitehead --
Early settlers west of Broken Bow [E. Jeffords] --
Callaway Protestant Episcopal Church / H.H. Andrews --
Mason City / M.C. Warrington --
Arnold --
Settlement of Cliff Table --
Dead Man's Cañon --
Oconto --
Comstock --
Settlement of Dale Valley / J.J. Downey --
St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Dale / T.P. Haley --
Reverend Thomas P. Haley --
How Custer Center Church was built / M.F. Blakenship --
Christian Church, Broken Bow / T.B. McDonald --
Church of God / R. Bellis --
Sunday schools in Custer County / James M. Fodge --
Lone Star Sunday School / Mrs. J.L. Walker --
Some early Sunday schools / Mrs. J.H. Kerr --
United Brethren in Christ / L.L. Epley --
Newspapers of Custer County / D.M. Amsberry --
Lillian Township / E.N. Bishop --
Lillian precinct / D.H. Gwinn --
Hogs on the ranch --
Arkansas Bob in the well --
Settlement of Georgetown / W.A. George --
Winter of 1880 on the South Loup / H. Lomax --
Spencer Park / W.H. Mauk --
Methodist Church, Callaway --
Custer County Agricultural Society --
The Oxley trial --
Irrigation in Custer County / E.P. Savage --
The dairying industry / W.S. Wescott --
Swine raising / F.M. Currie --
Raising horses for profit / J.M. Scott --
Douglass Grove Irrigation Ditch / E.C. Gibbons --
A trip through the Sand Hills --
Advertisements: Union Pacific: the Missouri River to all principal points west; Through Colorado and Utah on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad; Union Stockyards, Omaha.
Other Titles: Sod houses.
Sod houses of the Great American Plains.
Short sketches of early days in Nebraska.
Development of the Great American plains : a pictorial history of the men and means that have conquered this wonderful country.
S.D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County ; and, Short sketches of early days in Nebraska
Solomon D. Butcher's pioneer history of Custer County, Nebraska
Responsibility: by Solomon D. Butcher ; with an introduction by Harry E. Chrisman.

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