|Author: Emerson Hough|
|1905. Illustrated. With historical narratives of famous outlaws; the stories of noted border wars; vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the border. Contents: The Desperado; The Imitation Desperado; The Land of the Desperado; The Early Outlaw; The Vigilantes of California; The Outlaw of the Mountains; Henry Plummer; Boone Helm; Death Scenes of Desperadoes; Joseph A. Slade; The Desperado of the Plains; Wild Bill Hickok; Frontier Wars; The Lincoln County War; The Stevens County War; Biographies of Bad Men; The Fight of Buckshot Roberts; The Man Hunt; Bad Men of Texas; Modern Bad Men; Bad Men of the Indian Nations; and Desperadoes of the Cities. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.|
In the 1830s, the abolitionist movement gained remarkable momentum due ...