A Man, a Mule and a Gun

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Xlibris Corporation LLC, 2011 - Fiction - 326 pages
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Jumo Gumasaka was very young when he was captured and shipped to the Americas in a slave ship. He was a slave until the coming of the war between the North and the South. During the War Between the States he served in the First Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers. It was during the war that Jumo become a marksman with the long gun. After the war he returns to his old plantation only to fi nd that it has been burned to the ground and all the people that he has known are either dead or gone. In the years following the Civil war this ex-slave obtains a colt revolver. With this handgun he leaves the South and heads west. He travels with his friend and traveling companion a mule that he calls Nellie. He fi nds that he has natural ability with the fast draw and is extremely accurate when shooting the six-shooter. His gun becomes an extension of his arm and his uncanny ability with the gun leads to the demise of many opponents. He spends time with the plains Indians and becomes a renowned warrior. He becomes a legend among Plains Indians in their quest for justice. He continues west fi nding that many individuals would like to kill him because he is a black man with a gun. During his travels west he is called by many different names, Eagle Eye, the name given to him by the Plains Indians is the one that he fi nally accepts. His many encounters with would be killers in his travels westward lead to many interesting adventures.

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