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Book Review: Seat of Empire, by Jeffrey Stuart Kerr

Jeffrey Stuart Kerr delivers an absorbing history of Texas' state capital and the battle waged over its future by none other than Sam Houston, hero of San Jacinto and first president of the Republic of Texas, and his onetime vice president Mirabeau Lamar.

Colorado Historian Jeff Broome

Colorado historian Jeff Broome’s latest Indian wars book relates Plains Indian depredations and settlers' claims during the Cheyenne War

Jack Sorenson

Jack Sorenson, who boasts a unique background with stagecoaches, captures all the drama of an unfolding holdup in "The Attempt on the Stage"
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Book Review: Gold, by John Richard Stephens

John Richard Stephens compilation of firsthand accounts from the California Gold Rush provides rich diggings for those interested in learning more about that tumultuous time.
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Wild West – December 2014 – Letters From Readers

In the December issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Fort Davis (Texas), Edward "Ned Wynkoop, Sadie Marcus (the future Mrs. Earp), the Umatilla Indian Reservation (in Pendleton, Ore.), Rocky Mountain oysters and a disputed photo of Indian captives.
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Letter From Wild West – December 2014

Unlike the contentious fights at Wounded Knee and Sand Creek, the 1870 Marias Massacre was an egregious massacre of Piegan Indians that is little remembered today.