"Here He Comes!" --
Some Western Heroes, 1861-1873


SOME FACTS
1842: Kit Carson guides Fremont to South Pass
1860-1862: Pony Express Riders carry mail from St. Joseph to San Francisco
1872: The Scouts of the Prairie --
earliest "wild west show" starring Buffalo Bill as Buffalo Bill opens in Chicago
1877: Earliest use of "cow-boy" to describe a western ranch hand
1877: Beadle's publishes first of Wheeler's "Deadwood Dick" dime novels

OTHER ACCOUNTS
MT's ACCOUNT

SELECTED ILLUSTRATIONS
FREMONT, THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPLORER
HARPER'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATION
WILD BILL HICKOK
KIT CARSON
THE RARE OLD PLAINSMAN
BUFFALO BILL CODY
ROUGHING IT ILLUSTRATION


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