Life of Tom Horn, Government scout and interpreter a vindication by Tom Horn

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .

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Statementwritten by himself, together with his letters and statements by his friends.
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For a book written in the 's, this was a surprisingly easy read. The book is fast-paced and exciting. Tom Horn tried to always have a string of ponies, say ten or so, but when you read he would have to ride 70+ miles in a day, you understand why he needed changes of mounts/5(54).

Life of Tom Horn - Government Scout and Interpreter was a gritty first-hand telling of Tom Horn's life. As I read the story, I was constantly picturing Gus and Woodrow from Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove. Al Sieber reminded me a lot of Woodrow Call, and the overall story of the Apache Indians was familiar with the fictional world in McMurty's book/5.

Tom Horn was a government scout, Mexican interpreter, lawman and detective. He left home at 14 and headed west where he worked on the railroad and as a stage coach driver. He learned to speak Mexican and at age 16 he was hired by the U.S.

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Written while the former Indian fighter and range detective was awaiting the hangman's noose in Cheyenne, Wyoming, init tells the story of his life from Missouri boyhood through the Apache wars, and concludes with his services as a Pinkerton operative in the early s. Full text of "Life of Tom Horn, Government scout and interpreter" See other formats.

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Coble (Foreword, Preface) & 0 more Format: Kindle Edition/5(51). With a raft of unanswered questions, Horn remains among the most prominent and controversial figures in the annals of frontier America, a reputation due in large part to the sensationalistic autobiography he wrote in prison, Life of Tom Horn, Government Scout and Interpreter.

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Horn-army scout and interpreter for Generals Willcox, Crook, and Miles in the Apache wars, Pinkerton operative, cattle detective, and "King of Cowboys"-was hanged like a common criminal, many think mistakenly.

His own account of his life, written while he was in prison and first /5(3). Book Detail. Life of Tom Horn, Government Scout and Interpreter. Author: Tom Horn $ Tom Horn spent the majority of his life among the Apache and the bulk of his autobiography is taken up with the campaign against them in the late 's.

He went west as did so many of the young men of his day, and at sixteen Al Sieber, the chief of the. Life of Tom Horn, Volume 26 | On NovemTom Horn was hanged in Cheyenne, Wyoming, for the murder of a fourteen-year-old nester boy.

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Dark brown hardcover, tight and unread, but evidence of previous moisture at bottom of book where paper is not flat. Read Tom Horn's story to see how he came to be known as a murderous cattle detective in Wyoming. where he soon became a wrangler and scout for the army in the Apache wars.

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