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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BUFFALO HUNTERS & SKINNERS - VOL. I
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BUFFALO HUNTERS & SKINNERS - VOL. I

Author: Miles Gilbert, Leo Remiger & Sharon Cunningham
Publisher: PIONEER PRESS - Dixie Gun Works, Mar 2005
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1-877704-37-7

Synopsis
This trio of writers has spent 100s of hours traveling, calling, e-mailing & searching museums, archives, libraries, books, newspapers & magazine articles to find these buffalo hide hunters (men & a few women) & skinners (from 1870-1885). 300+ entries, 91 photos; 11 maps, 7 illus. 8.5x11 inches, 286 pgs.

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Volume I ? A through D ? of a proposed multi?volume set of books on the decade of the buffalo hide hunters. Entries include mini-biographies of these men, from Waldo P. Abbott through J.N. DuBois, 335 men (and a few women) who hunted buffalo in the decade and a half, from 1870 ? 1885.

Miles Gilbert, author of a previous book and numerous articles about buffalo hunters, began research on the book in 1994; Leo Remiger, from Anchorage, Alaska, heard about Miles? research, offered his own cache of names and bios, as did Sharon Cunningham in 1996. Since then, this trio has spent many hundreds of hours traveling, calling, e-mailing and searching museums, archives, libraries books, newspapers and magazine articles to find as many of these buffalo hunters and skinners as possible.

Includes over 300 entries, 91 photos of both hunters and their rifles and accoutrements, 11 maps, 7 illustrations (including two Sharps Factory Letters, and a two page chart listing artifacts located at Adobe Walls during the University of Texas? excavation of the famous battle site. The printed board cover paintings are of buffalo and hunters by our good friend, Fred Fellows of Sonoita, Arizona.


 
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