Black Courage Author:A.E. Schraff Black Courage is a book of true stories about boys and men of the great American West. Many had incredible adventures in an untamed land, and all were strong and heroic. — Some of these stories have happy endings: some do not. Some of these people climbed mountains and crossed rivers that nobody ever crossed before. Some rode broncos never ridde... more »n before. Others dug for gold, sailed the seas, went on exploring expeditions, fought in wars or started towns in the wilderness.
Some of these men had strange names like "Bloody Arm" and "Old Cut Nose," and some had simple names like Andy, Sam and Bose. Some had long names like James Beckworth and some, like "Black Whiteman," had no recorded names at all.
The only thing that is the same about these stories is that they are all about black Americans.« less