Dorothy M. Johnson, best known for her stories and novels that became classic western films-- The Hanging Tree, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Man Called Horse; was a most scrupulous researcher and writer.
American Trails Series; Illustrated with b/w photographs; Bindings square and tight. Light handling wear. Dust Jacket with the price of $9.95. Minor wear. In a new protective Mylar sleeve. 386 pages with bibliography and index.
The Bozeman Trail was the road to the gold in Montana. The struggle against Nature, the Indians, and later the Road Agents and their demise by the Vigilantes is chronicled. Topics include: Sioux Indians under Chief Red Cloud, the Fetterman Massacre, Portuguese Phillip and his heroic ride, the Hayfield fight, the Wagon Box fight, Gold Miners and Road Agents.