True West December 2022

Mountain Men

Winter Survivalists

From the Blog

  • War with the Modocs
    The U.S. tries to return the Indians to the reservation. In November 1872, U.S. soldiers try to push a group […]
  • Reaching the Goal
    The Corps of Discovery sees the Pacific. On November 7, 1805, the Lewis and Clark (illustration) expedition finally reaches the […]
  • Riot on the Railroad
    A revolt by workers means big changes. It’s called the Bear River Riot. Union Pacific workers in Wyoming—mostly Irish—rebel against […]

Western Books & Movies

A Legendary Year, an Epic Story

Jeremiah Johnson