The Buffalo Hunters,
The Story of the Hide Men, Second Edition

by Mari Sandoz
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In 1867 conservative estimates put the number of buffalos in the trans-Missouri region at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880's the figure had dwindled to a few hundred. The destruction of the great herds is the theme of the The Buffalo Hunters. Mari Sandoz's vast canvas is charged with color and excitement - accounts of Indian ambushes, hairbreadth escapes, gambling and gunfights, military expeditions, an famous frontier characters such as Wild Bill Hickok, Lonesome Charlie Reynolds, Buffalo Bill, Sheriden, Custer, and Indian cheifs Whislter, Yellow Wolf, Spotted Tail, and Sitting Bull.

The Table of Contents includes the following:

  • Book 1. The Republican Head

    • The Portentous Men of 'Sixty-seven
    • Lord of the Plains
    • A Revenge - and New Markets
    • Big Guns and a Roaring Blizzard
    • The Royal Hunt
  • Book 2 The Crossing of the Arkansas
    • Dodge City, the Daughter of the Hide Men
    • Southward into Indian Country
    • Attack on Adobe Walls
    • Toward the Brazos
    • Two Big Kills
    • Dead Men and Comanche Yells
  • Book 3 Retreat to the Staked Plains

    • The Eden of the Animals
    • The Time of the Flights
  • Book 4 The Northern Herd
    • Along the Winter Yellowstone
    • The End of the Dream
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