Few nineteenthcentury western figures had the wide range of experiences and acquaintances that Charles A. Siringo had. Stubborn and egotistical yet honest and freespirited, cowboy and private eye Charlie Siringo wrote several autobiographies that captured the interest of thousands of readers and contributed to the myth of the cowboylawman as an archetypal western hero. Charles Siringo was born on the Texas Gulf Coast in 1855. At an early age he became a cowboy, driving longhorn cattle up the Chisholm Trail. Shortly after ...

Siringo 1989, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9780890963814