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Queen of cowtowns

Stanley Vestal

Queen of cowtowns

Dodge City, "the wickedest little city in America," 1872-1886

by Stanley Vestal

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas -- Dodge City.,
  • Dodge City (Kan.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stanley Vestal.
    SeriesA Bison book ; 551
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF689.D64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22362829M
    ISBN 100803257589

      Stanley Vestal 15 August - 25 December Walter Stanley Campbell, better known by his pen-name Stanley Vestal, was an American writer, poet, biographer, and historian, perhaps best known for his books on the American Old West, including Dodge City, Queen of the Cowtowns.


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Abilene reigned supreme as the Queen of Kansas cowtowns until new railheads in Newton, Wichita, and Ellsworth became the favored shipping points in During its four year reign, over 3 million head of cattle were driven up the Chisholm Trail and shipped from Abilene.

When quarantine laws closed Wichita to the cattle trade, Dodge City emerged as the "Queen of the Cowtowns." From -more t head of cattle were shipped annually. Many thousands more were driven through Dodge to stock northern ranges or to be shipped from other railheads.

OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published under title: Queen of the cowtowns. Description: viii, pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Queen of the cowtowns. Queen of Cowtowns Dodge City by Stanley Vestal. Dodge City. 1st Ed.

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In his book Dodge City, Queen of Cowtowns, published inStanley Vestal suggested that the nickname was attached to Masterson in when he served as a Dodge City police officer and, still limping from a gunshot wound, used a walking stick to bat down troublemakers. Other writers have picked up the idea, including Richard O'Connor.5/5(1).

Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen NPR coverage of Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen: A Novel by Susan Gregg Gilmore. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Stanley Vestal. Stanley Vestal (Walter S. Campbell) was a distinguished writer in the field of western history, the author of verse, biography, history, criticism, fiction, regional studies, and textbooks on professional writing.

Cowtown Book, Fort Worth. 50 likes. Lots of books for sale including cookbooks, children's books, and ers:   Fact is when quarantine laws closed Wichita to the cattle trade, Dodge City emerged as the "Queen of the Cowtowns." And yes, from toit's said that more t head of cattle were shipped each year.

And besides those shipped east, there were thousands of head of cattle that were driven through Dodge City to stock northern ranges. Did approach the book with any preconceived notions. Not really. I’d read stuff earlier, years ago, when I was a young guy, Stanley Vestal (Dodge City: Queen of Cowtowns) and people like that, and I knew some of the basic chronology of some of the events.

But I just said: “Let’s take a look and see what it is, and what are the people like. Dodge City, of course, has been well chronicled before, in books like Stanley Vestal’s Queen of Cowtowns () and Fredric R. Young’s Dodge City: Up Through a Century in Story and Pictures () and in the myriad books detailing cattle trails and Kansas cow towns.

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