By Robert Morris Peck
The paintings of a wolf hunter was once difficult and never with out its hazards. Storms have been widespread, and infrequently very critical, and the Indians have been bitterly against the operations of those wolf hunters, who killed nice numbers of buffalo for wolf baits, in addition to elk, antelope, deer, and different smaller animals.
The following pages describe the adventures of Robert Morris Peck (1839-1909) and companions—all lately discharged soldiers—during the wintry weather of 1861-1862.
Peck used to be born in Washington, Mason County, Kentucky, October 30, 1839. on the age of seventeen—November, 1856—he enlisted within the First Cavalry, and the subsequent yr used to be despatched to castle Leavenworth and participated within the Cheyenne and different campaigns. He used to be discharged in 1861, and never very lengthy in a while grew to become a wagon-master, during which capability he served within the military of the frontier. In 1914 his real tale of his time as a wolf hunter used to be released below the name: "The Wolf Hunters: a narrative of the Buffalo Plains."
I. TOM'S PLAN
II. WE GET OUR DISCHARGES
III. we discover AN OUTFIT
IV. again TO THE BUFFALO RANGE
V. WE MEET uncertain CHARACTERS
VI. status OFF THE JAYHAWKERS
VII. JACK TAKES A PRISONER
VIII. TOM'S STRATEGY
IX. BUFFALO close to the massive BEND
X. WHY SATANK KILLED PEACOCK
XI. WE succeed in citadel LARNED
XII. OUR CAMP ON WALNUT CREEK
XIII. KILLED through THE INDIANS
XIV. SATANTA'S STORY
XV. WILD invoice VISITS US
XVI. TOM LOCKS THE reliable DOOR
XVII. VOLUNTEER TROOPS AT LARNED
XVIII. invoice RETURNS FROM HIS SCOUT
XIX. an evening within the KIOWA CAMP
XX. WE alternate WITH INDIANS
XXI. JACK'S shut CALL
XXII. SATANK ARRIVES
XXIII. SURROUNDED via KIOWAS
XXIV. CAPTAIN SAUNDERS' FIGHT
XXV. WE half FROM FRIENDS
XXVI. again TO GOD'S COUNTRY
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