Buffalo Days, Forty Years in the Old West: The Personal Narrative of a Cattleman, Indian Fighter and Army Officer,by Wheeler Homer, with introduction by Major General James G. Harbord

By: Wheeler, Homer W.

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Book Condition: Very Good+


369 pages, Illustrations, frontis, Photos, inscribed by the author, "To Mrs. Jesse M. Lee Kind regards and best wishes of an old friend of the General and your self Homer H. Wheeler Col U.S. Cavalry Retired Los Angeles Calif. October 6 1926." Jesse M. Lee is mentioned in the book, "It was at Camp Sheridan that I first met General Jesse M. Lee, then first lieutenant of the Ninth Infantry. General lee is yet living at the Presidio of San Francisco, California, and we have always been great friends." Some newspaper clippings laid in, on Sitting Bull's Slayer Red Tomahawk, Custer and a Saint Paul article on Parson Bob Scout who at the time of the interview was 86. Also laid in is a photo of Parson Bob by Brown and Fenny Saint Paul signed by Bob at the bottom. On the back of the photo is a hand-written summary of Bob, "Oregon Trail 1860-1871. Pard and Friend of Wild Bill Hickok, Deadwood Dick, Diamond Dick and Calamity Jane, 289 years of scouting name in private life, Philip Robert Landon." Landon was born in 1846 and died in 1933. He claimed to be one of the last scouts on the Oregon Trail, preacher and Indian Fighter. Wheeler served also as a post trader and Indian agent, and was in command of Fort Reno in Oklahoma Territory. Excellent on Indians and Indian government scouts. A chapter on Wild Bill Hickok and one entitled "western Badmen". Howes W322, Rader 3627, Six Guns 2375 scarce Herd 2499, O'Keefe 2529.

Title: Buffalo Days, Forty Years in the Old West: The Personal Narrative of a Cattleman, Indian Fighter and Army Officer,by Wheeler Homer, with introduction by Major General James G. Harbord

Author Name: Wheeler, Homer W.

Categories: Custer, Cowboys, The West, Native Americans,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Type: Book

Seller ID: 016250

Keywords: western americana, Cavalry, Indians, Cattle, Wild Bill Hickok, outlaws, ranching