[Epub] My Sixty Years on the Plains: Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting By William Thomas Hamilton – Horsebackridingnewjersey.us

My Sixty Years on the Plains: Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting Of Course I Knew How To Scalp, And Soon Accomplished The Feat, Much To His Satisfaction, For He Said, You Are Broke In Now You Will Do Following The Doctor S Orders For A Change Of Climate, In 1842 William Hamilton Found Himself Accompanying A Party Of Trappers On A Year Long Expedition Heading Into The Wild, Hamilton Would Prove Himself To Be A Fast Learner, As Adept With A Firearm As With Sign Language This Early Experience Would Be The Making Of Him.As The Nineteenth Century Progressed, Along With Many Other Trappers Hamilton Found Himself Drawn Into The Indian Wars Brought About By Territorial Expansion.Exploring, Trapping, Trading And Fighting, Hamilton Shows How Every Aspect Of A Mountain Man S Life Relied On His Wits And Knowledge In Order Survive The Inhospitable Environments.First Published In 1905, When The Experiences Of Such Pushing, Adventurous And Fearless Men Were Becoming A Thing Of The Past, Hamilton S Unassuming Memoir Relates An Extraordinary Life In A Disappearing American West.