Topic: Mountain Man

James Beckwourth, A Mountain Man to Know

“James P. Beckwourth” Apr. 6, 1798 – Oct. 29, 1866 by William Loren Katz James “Jim” Beckwourth emerges from the fur trade’s early history as “the greatest Indian fighter of his generation.” This was an age when his competitors were Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Jim Bridger, and Kit Carson. In skill, accomplishment, and violence, he […]
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