The Long Hunt

Indians continued to hunt the beasts as they had for generations.49 Meanwhile, back east, Mansker, Colonel James Knox, and forty Long Hunters were making plans for a fall hunt. In early fall of 1770, the group of Long Hunters left North ...

Author: Ted Franklin Belue

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9781461751250

Category: History

Page: 240

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Folklore, archaeological data, and first-person narratives contrast the wanton destruction of the eastern buffalo with the spirit and heroism of the early frontier.