Tricia Martineau Wagner (Two Dot Press, $16.95)
Tricia Martineau Wagner (Two Dot Press, $16.95)

Westward Migration and Manifest Destiny brought hundreds of thousands of folks out West, not the least of which was the cowboy.

Roughly one in four of those hard working hands were black men, and several were former slaves. This book brings together a well rounded selection of those men who left their own mark on the history of the West.

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