Cherokee Outlet Author:Dwight Bennett Land Hunger... — As the hour drew near, the crowd became more and more restive, the hum of voices louder and more urgent. All along the starting line, last minute preparations were being made. The soldiers patrolling the line checked their rifles in anticipation of the firing of the starting signal. As the hands of the clock reached twelve, hundr... more »eds of rifles cracked in unison and the mass of men, horses and wagons surged forward.
Six million acres of free land stretching northward from the borders of Texas were up for grabs. This is the thrilling story of the hardy-and sometimes dangerously, viciously greedy-men and women who set out to win and settle them.« less