I love reading about the Westward Expansion in the American West.

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CheyenneGunslinger
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Any good non-fiction books you guys can recommend relative to the Westward Expansion and by that I mean first hand accounts by settlers heading out west and the hardships they endured. Plus, good books about real characters of the west like Calamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok, Doc Holiday and famous gunslingers.

With winter setting in, I thought this might be a good time to do some reading.
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Try “The Life and Adventures of James P Beckwourth”. Very interesting but since it’s his own story it could be a mix of fiction and non-fiction.
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The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch by Charles Kelly might satisfy your gunslinger interest.
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ZapPoke wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 1:09 pm Try “The Life and Adventures of James P Beckwourth”. Very interesting but since it’s his own story it could be a mix of fiction and non-fiction.
I will give it a try. Thanks for the information.
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ZapPoke wrote: Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:25 pm The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch by Charles Kelly might satisfy your gunslinger interest.
I can't wait to give this one a try.
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