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Title A wild West history of frontier Colorado : pioneers, gunslingers & cattle kings on the eastern plains / Jolie Anderson Gallagher.
Author Gallagher, Jolie Anderson.
Publication Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.
Description 141 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Call # 978.801 G
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Argonauts -- The Claim Jumpers -- Now My Wife Can Be a Lady -- The Smoky Hell Trail -- Humbug or No Humbug -- Politicians and Other Scoundrels -- The Code of Honor -- The Gentleman Killer -- Swift, Sure, and Certain -- Notorious Mountain Charley -- Criterion for All Things Wicked -- The Pistol-Packing Press -- Picture of a Statesman -- Rebels and Ruffians -- His Jury in Hell -- The Devils from Pikes Peak -- Dead Man's Canyon -- The Raiders of South Park -- The People of the Plains -- The Panic -- The Captives -- The Massacre -- The Siege -- Vigilantes and Villains -- I'll Die Hard -- Hell on Wheels -- Scouts of the Prairie -- Cowboys and Indians -- The Lone Range Rider -- Wrong Turn up a Cottonwood Limb -- Texas Fever -- The Last Dog Soldier -- Trail's End -- Epilogue.
Summary Jolie Anderson Gallagher's collection of wild west tales focuses on the early frontier history of Colorado's plains and includes a look at some of the state's early pioneers like the 59ers" who promoted the state through travel guides and newspapers, exaggerating tales of gold discovery and even providing inaccurate maps to promote settlement in the plains; the perils of living and traveling the major gold routes the town of Julesburg relocated four times in a decade; feuds; Indian fights; outlaws, and even early rodeo history. These stories and events shaped the Colorado territory and are a rich glimpse into the early history of the state."
Subject Colorado -- History -- To 1876.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado.
Ranch life -- Colorado -- History -- 19th century.
Plains -- Colorado -- History -- 19th century.
Colorado -- History, Local.
Colorado -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Pioneers -- Colorado -- Biography.
Outlaws -- Colorado -- Biography.
Ranchers -- Colorado -- Biography.
Colorado -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life. (OCoLC)fst00935370
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Outlaws. (OCoLC)fst01049233
Pioneers. (OCoLC)fst01064447
Plains. (OCoLC)fst01065075
Ranch life. (OCoLC)fst01089735
Ranchers. (OCoLC)fst01089749
Colorado. (OCoLC)fst01210251
To 1899
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Local history. (OCoLC)fst01411631
ISBN 9781609491956

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