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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.
SourceKansas City Times
LocationVertical File: Cowboys
Local SubjectHastings, Sam
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID111606
CONTENTdm number24868
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