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Cowboy's Diary Reflects Hardship of Life on Plains
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TitleCowboy's Diary Reflects Hardship of Life on Plains
AbstractPhoto and biographical article about Sam Hastings, "a Kansas cowboy, a horse-trading mule-skinning frontiersman in the best shoot-em-up tradition," growing up near Fort Leavenworth and becoming a Confederate soldier and then railroad worker, moving to Weston, Missouri, in 1865 and traveling the West as a cowboy and Indian fighter with Buffalo Bill in the early 1870s, observing many buffalo and grasshoppers in the Great Plains, and becoming Leavenworth County sheriff in the late 1870s.
DateAugust/20/1970
SourceKansas City Times
LocationVertical File: Cowboys
Local SubjectHastings, Sam
Cowboys
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID111606
CONTENTdm number24868
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