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Olive Johnson

A coal camp teacher discovered herself and the world in the Mohrland, Utah, melting pot.

Frederick Schwatka

From fighting in the Great Sioux War to daring exploits in Alaska, the Oregon cavalryman had the right stuff.

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Last of a Breed

Jesse Jefferson “Bear” Howard’s legendary life bridged two centuries.

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An Officer and a Gentleman

Army Lieutenant Edward W. Casey served his country in the Western Indian campaigns with distinction and honor.

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John X. Beidler

A shotgun messenger in Old Montana left a great legacy of service and courage.