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Title The banditti of the plains; or, The cattlemen’s invasion of Wyoming in 1892 (The crowning infamy of the ages.)
Author Mercer, Asa Shinn
Date 1894
Document Type Rare Book
Names Angus, W G; Barber, Amos W; Champion, Nathan (Nate) D; Ray, Nick
Region Wyoming
Places Buffalo, Cheyenne, Johnson County, Fort McKinney
Keywords Cattlemen, stockmen, cattle rustling, lynching, murder, Wyoming Stock Growers Association, cowboy, war
Theme The Imagined West; Cattle Ranchers, Grazing and Trails; Outlaws, Vigilantes and the Law
Place of Publication Cheyenne, Wyoming
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The preface is dated Cheyenne, Wyoming, February 20, 1894. The work was probably published at Cheyenne in that year. An exposé which nearly cost the author his life and one of the few copies that have escaped destruction by interested people. In the book is an original photograph of participants in the Johnson County war taken at Fort D. A. Russell in front of Warehouse 54. Accompanying the photograph is a typed list identifying all of the individuals except one."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 2750
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue