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Tue Mar 28 23:13:16 2017 1 The Outle Project Gutenberg Australia a treasure-trove of literature treasure found hidden with no evidence of ownership The Outle by Andy Adams PREFACE CHAPTER I.
OPENING THE CAMPAIGN CHAPTER II.
ORGANIZING THE FORCES CHAPTER III.
RECEIVING AT LOS LOBOS CHAPTER IV.
MINGLING WITH THE EXODUS CHAPTER V.
RED RIVER STATION CHAPTER VI.
CAMP SUPPLY CHAPTER VII.
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK CHAPTER VIII.
EN PASSANT CHAPTER IX.
AT SHERIFF’S CREEK CHAPTER X.
A FAMILY REUNION CHAPTER XI.
ALL IN THE DAY’S WORK CHAPTER XII.
MARSHALING THE FORCES CHAPTER XIII.
JUSTICE IN THE SADDLE CHAPTER XIV.
TURNING THE TABLES Tue Mar 28 23:13:16 2017 2 CHAPTER XV.
TOLLESTON BUTTS IN CHAPTER XVI.
CROSSING THE NIOBRARA CHAPTER XVII.
WATER-BOUND CHAPTER XVIII.
THE LITTLE MISSOURI CHAPTER XIX.
IN QUARANTINE CHAPTER XX.
ON THE JUST AND THE UNJUST CHAPTER XXI.
FORT BUFORD CHAPTER XXII.
A SOLDIER’S HONOR CHAPTER XXIII.
KANGAROOED CHAPTER XXIV.
THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT PREFACE At the close of the civil war the need for a market for the surplus cattle of Texas was as urgent as it was general.
There had been numerous experiments in seeking an outlet, and there is authority for the statement that in 1857 Texas cattle were driven to Illinois.
Eleven years later forty thousand head were sent to the mouth of Red River in Louisiana, shipped by boat to Cairo, Illinois, and thence inland by rail. Fever resulted, and the experiment was never repeated.
To the west of Texas stretched a forbidding desert, while on the other hand, nearly every drive to Louisiana resulted in financial disaster to the drover. The republic of Mexico, on the south, afforded no relief, as it was likewise overrun with a surplus of its own breeding.
Immediately before and just after the war, a slight trade had sprung up in cattle between eastern points on Red River and Baxter Springs, in the southeast corner of Kansas.
The route was perfectly feasible, being short and entirely within the reservat...





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