The Trail to Ogallala Author:Benjamin Capps A herd of dangerous cattle...a band of desperate men...and a thousand miles of frontier hell to cross — Who was the real boss of the big cattle drive? — Was it Colonel Kittredge -- the gun-toting, Bible-quoting ex-Rebel officer who could size up a cow or a man with one look and then drive both to the limits of their endurance? — Wa... more »s it Blackie Blackburn -- the slow-witted segundo who could break horse shoes with his bare hands and would happily do the same to any man careless enough to cross him?
Was it Billy Scott -- the resentful drag man who rode behind the herd, eating dust and dreaming of the day he could openly take command of the Lawson spread?
Or was it Blinders, Yeller Belly, Old Lonesome...some of the 3,000 spooky steers and untamed longhorns, crazed with fear and thirst, and always ready to stampede their way to freedom?« less