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Cowboys, Gentlemen, and Cattle Thieves

Ranching on the Western Frontier

by Warren M. Elofson

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • Canada,
  • Canada - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079739M
    ISBN 100773532528
    ISBN 109780773532526
    OCLC/WorldCa84986440


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As the cattle of many proprietors intermingled freely on vast ranges, it was comparatively easy and safe for a few marauders to pounce down upon detached groups of cattle here and there separated from the main body of the herds, and drive them off over some mountain range to a. Roosevelt's book, Hunting Trips of a Ranchman, prophesized that the cattle industry of the Badlands was unsustainable.

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No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included Seller Rating: % positive. From time immemorial the horse thief and the cattle thief seem to have been a sort of parasitic growth upon frontier life, apparently begotten of its conditions.

So it was on the range. For several years the entire region from Kansas and Colorado at the south to Montana and Dakota at the north was infested by cattle thieves. The practice of branding cattle is ancient. It is, in fact, older that Jesus Christ himself.

What we know of the earliest livestock brands comes from paintings in Egyptian tombs, which depict a. After cowboys had herded cattle to a central location, they branded newborn calves, castrated and dehorned older animals, and, in the spring, chose the cattle to be taken to market.

From to at least million cattle were driven in herds of between 1, and 3, from southern Texas to cattle towns on rail lines in Kansas, Nebraska.

In Frontier Cattle Ranching: In the Land and Times of Charlie Russell, Warren M. Elofson, a professor of history at the University of Calgary, expands upon and tweaks the findings he made in his earlier work, Cowboys, Gentleman, and Cattle Thieves, in which he came to two major conclusions.

Firstly, he suggested that the histories of ranching. The Cochise County Cowboys were a loosely associated group of outlaw cowboys in Pima and Cochise County, Arizona Territory in the late 19th century.

The term cowboy had only begun to come into wider usage during the s, and in the place and time, Cowboy was synonymous with rustler. Cattle thieves frequently rode across the border into Mexico and stole cattle from Mexican ranches, which they. From to Texas cattle followed the cutoff on the Chisholm Trail or the Western Trail to the "Cowboy Capital." Texas cattle drives actually began before the Civil War but on a small scale and ceased during the war.

The season brought large herds and the cowboy crowd to Baxter Springs in the southeastern corner of the state. These cattle drives involved moving hundreds of animals at a time. “It was hard, dangerous work, and you worked for low pay,” explains historian Michael Searles. Cowboys faced risks, like herding cattle across rivers.

If the cowboys weren’t careful, they and the animals could drown. And they were constantly on the lookout for cattle thieves. The Cowboys (DVD): When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to cross the treacherous miles to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster.

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