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The war on Powder River

Author: Helena Huntington Smith
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1967, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Bison Book printView all editions and formats
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Account of the Wyoming range war of the Johnson County Stock Growers Association against homesteading cowboys and small ranchers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helena Huntington Smith
OCLC Number: 1392118
Notes: "A Bison book."
Cover title: The war on Powder River; the history of an insurrection.
Description: xiii, 320 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: "Cattle thieves, beware!" --
The setting: The Powder River country --
Cheer up, boys, 1879-1887: The beef bonanza ; The castle built on sand ; Seeds of trouble--I ; Seeds of trouble--II ; Hard times and hard feelings ; The winter of death --
A maverick is a motherless calf, 1884-1890: Long ropes and running irons ; The case of William Maverick ; Who is a cattle thief?--I ; Who is a cattle thief?--II ; "You can't get a conviction" ; Bill Maverick again ; Exit Bill Maverick --
No promised land, 1875-1890: The cattlemen come--and so do the settlers ; New the twain shall meet ; If you call a man a thief ; The Hat Outfit ; The crime on the Sweetwater --
1891, the story of a year: "Caught on the market" ; Joe DeBarthe's Buffalo [Wyoming] ; The weather breeder ; Blood on a tarpaulin ; The reader is the jury--I ; The reader is the jury--II ; Banquo's ghost and other omens --
"An insurrection in Wyoming," 1892: A who's who of the invasion ; The willful men ; The secret special ; The death of Nate Champion ; A surprise for the regulators ; "I will surrender to you--" ; How Buffalo lost the railroad ; And marched them down again --
Aftermath: The case of the innocent bystanders ; Mad dog murder ; The plot that failed ; George Dunning, an angry man ; The author of "The Banditti" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Helena Huntington Smith.

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Account of the Wyoming range war of the Johnson County Stock Growers Association against homesteading cowboys and small ranchers.

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