Pioneer Days in the Southwest from 1850 to 1879 kindle ä 185 pages ä Charles Goodnight

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Ve passed out forever A great portion is devoted to the life of Charles Goodnight the first pioneer of the Texas Panhandle No history of pioneer days would be complete without the name of Charles Goodnight While Mr Goodnight has a state and national reputation the people of the Panhandle of Texas feel that they are especially honored in owning him as a citizen and he and his estimable wife had and now hold a place in the hearts of old timers as well as later settlers that would cause the people to condemn any writer who failed to give to them that mete of praise which they so richly deserve and place their name at the head of the highly honored galaxy of heroes who contended with and finally overcame every obstacle and danger of a country entirely given over to lawlessness at the time of their advent These histories generally took place in the present day states of Kansas Oklahoma Texas Colorado and New Mexic A good description of Texas life during the civil war years The book seemed to lack continuity and even paragraphs changed topic midstream

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Pioneer Days in the Southwest from 1850 to 1879 Charles Goodnight is perhaps extensively known than any other western ranchman cattle owner and pioneer Our imagination has been fired by such pioneer names as Boone Kenton and the Wetzels in the pioneer days in Kentucky and later farther west on the great plains and the Rocky Mountains we have other historical names Kit Carson Buffalo Bill Cody Payne and others but very little has ever been written about the great southwest where the Indian tribes of the prairie made their last struggle for supremacy and where they had conflict with the first settlers and pioneers who with all they held dear on earth hewed out homes for themselves and the coming generations amid the most indescribable dangers from their foes Pioneer Days is written by the rank and file who were the true heroes and heroines who suffered and gave their lives and the lives of those near and dear to them in order to lay the foundation for future True accounts of harrowing life on the Texas frontierWhile many accounts showed how difficult life was to survive there were also many that demonstrates the ability of the pioneers to persevere

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Pioneer Days in the Southwest from 1850 to 1879 kindle ä 185 pages ä Charles Goodnight ä Charles Goodnight is perhaps extensively known than any other western ranchman cattle owner and pioneer Our imagination has been fired by such pioneer names as Boone Kenton and the Wetzels in tHappy homes peace and prosperity The writers of this book were the small remnant yet left who were the actual participators in these early struggles and they give their experiences unadorned without any claim to literary merit; for the writers were by then old When you read their simple statements of facts of Indian conflicts of terrible suffering and privations so unassumingly told by them it is only fitting that those who have had the advantage of schools and Christianity and refinement of which they were almost entirely deprived to cover their rough and often ungrammatical sentences with the cloak of Christian charity and interline them with garlands of flowers and chivalry which truly belongs to them With contributions from Charles Goodnight 1836 1929 Emanuel Dubbs 1843–1932 and John A Hart 1790–1840 the 1909 book Pioneer Days in the Southwest gives unadorned truths and conditions that fortunately ha Great bookA series of stories of many different people both men and women Interesting to see and hear their points of view Probably true than the junk we hear today