Dangers of the Trail in 1865 A Narrative of Actual Events
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Dangers of the Trail in 1865 A Narrative of Actual Events

By Charles E. (Charles Edward) Young
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  • DANGERS OF THE TRAIL IN 1865
  • A Narrative of Actual Events
    • GENEVA, N. Y.
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I
  • "YOUNG MAN, GO WEST"
    • COMMANCHE BILL
    • THE AMERICAN INDIAN
    • THE FIRST CAMP
    • SECURING PASSAGE
    • EXPERIENCES AMONG THE BUSHWHACKERS
    • MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION
    • ON THE SICK LIST
    • A THUNDER STORM
    • THE LOG CABIN
    • A CATTLE STAMPEDE
    • WITH THE WAGON TRAIN AGAIN
  • CHAPTER II
  • ARRIVAL AT FORT CARNEY
    • WILD ANIMALS OF THE WEST
    • TROUBLE EN ROUTE
    • TROUBLE EN ROUTE
    • O'FALLOW'S BLUFFS
    • ABUSES OF THE INDIAN DEPARTMENT
  • CHAPTER III
  • AN ATTACK BY THE INDIANS
    • SAVAGES IN THEIR GLORY
    • DENVER AT LAST!
    • AN OLD ACQUAINTANCE
    • JOINING THE CATTLE TRAIN AGAIN
    • A THRILLING COACH RIDE
  • CHAPTER IV
  • DENVER IN 1865
    • SECURED WORK AGAIN
    • HIGHWAYMEN OF THE WEST
    • NEW EMPLOYMENT
    • AN EXPERIENCE IN MULE RIDING
    • A RIDE IN A STORM
  • CHAPTER V
  • A PROOF OF MARKSMANSHIP
    • AN OFFER OF MATRIMONY
    • THE TOLL OF THE PLAINS
  • CHAPTER VI
  • ON TO LEAVENWORTH
    • A FALSE FRIEND
    • AN ALERT STEWARD
    • ARRIVAL AT LEAVENWORTH
    • A DANGEROUS RIDE
    • A WELCOME HAVEN
  • CHAPTER VII
  • A PLUCKY GERMAN
    • A WATCHFUL PROVIDENCE
    • THE FAITHFUL HORSE
    • THE INDIANS CAPTURE A FRIEND
    • A CUNNING SCHEMER
    • FAREWELL TO THE PLAINS
    • Transcriber's Notes
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