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Saddles and Spurs: The Pony Express Saga

Raymond W. Settle - History - 1955 - 217 pages
The story of the Pony Express, which carried transcontinental mail from April 3, 1860 to October 24, 1861, is one of the most invigorating and satisfying episodes in American ...
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The March of the Mounted Riflemen: From Fort Leavenworth to Fort Vancouver ...

Raymond W. Settle - History - 1989 - 378 pages
It was an awesome sight, that regiment of Mounted Riflemen slowly marching up the Oregon Trail, already crowded with gold seekers and their animals in 1849. In May of that year ...
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The Pony Express: Bringing Mail to the American West

Tim McNeese - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 138 pages
Describes the formation of the Pony Express, how it changed America, and why it ended after eighteen months.
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Ben Holladay, the Stagecoach King: A Chapter in the Development of ...

J. V. Frederick - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 334 pages
The red and black Concord stagecoaches that crossed the West in the 1860s, known to the Indians as "fire boxes," have been celebrated in Mark Twain's fiction and John°Ford's ...
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Pony Express: An Illustrated History

Carol Guthrie, Bart Smith - History - 2009 - 192 pages
“Orphans preferred” was the call that went out to the daring of heart when the Pony Express was organized nearly 150 years ago in April 1860. Called “The Greatest Enterprise of ...
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