Shotguns and stagecoaches : the brave men who rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West / John Boessenecker.
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Summary:Collects the true tales of the employees who guarded Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains in the ninteenth century West, detailing stories of thieves, highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives.
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|Baker County Library||388.3410922 .B672s 2018 (Text)||37814003348357||NON-FICTION - NEW||Book||System_Only_3months||06/14/2021||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781250184887
- ISBN: 1250184886
- Physical Description: xix, 348 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books ; St. Martin's Press, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-332) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Part 1. The Gold Rush era -- Wells Fargo's pioneer messenger: Pilsbury "Chips" Hodgkins -- The first Wells Fargo detective: Henry Johnson -- From first stage driver to shotgun guard: Henry C. Ward -- Twelve-gauge justice: Daniel C. Gay -- Part 2. The stage robbery era -- From Pony Express to Wells Fargo: "Shotgun Jimmy" Brown -- The rifleman: Steve Venard -- A shotgun messenger in old Montana: John X. Beidler -- "Honest, faithful & brave": Eugene Blair -- Chief Special Officer: James B. Hume -- Riverman,expressman: Andy Hall -- The man who captured Black Bart: Harry N. Morse -- True grit: Mike Tovey.
Collects the true tales of the employees who guarded Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains in the ninteenth century West, detailing stories of thieves, highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives.
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