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By Charles A. Siringo,Richard Etulain

After a nomadic youth, Charles Siringo signed on as a teenage cowboy for the famous Texas farm animals king, Shanghai Pierce, and commenced a lifestyles that embraced the entire labor, pleasure, and experience readers this present day go along with the cowboy period. He "rid the Chisholm trail," using 2,500 heads of farm animals from Austin to Kansas; knew Tascosanow a historical monumentwhen it was once domestic to raucous saloons, purple gentle districts, and a good percentage of violence; and led a posse of cowboys in pursuit of Billy the child and his gang.

First released in 1885, Siringo's chronicle of his existence as a itchy-footed boy, cowhand, variety detective, and adventurer used to be one the 1st classics concerning the outdated West and helped to romanticize the West and its fantasy of the yankee cowboy. Will Rogers declared, "That used to be the Cowboy's Bible while i used to be turning out to be up."

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