Post by Diane Merkel on Aug 12, 2017 8:44:31 GMT -5
Tracy Potter, who headed the Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation for many years, has a new book out, Steamboats in Dakota Territory. According to its press release:
The front cover of the book shows the steamboat Yellow Stone arriving at Fort Union in 1835. The back cover has a drawing of the Far West.
Other photos and illustrations in the book include Capt. Grant Marsh; the steamboat Far West; Sitting Bull, the Hunkpapa leader; Charley “Lonesome” Reynolds, the famed frontier scout who died at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; Curly, the Crow scout who delivered the word of the Battle of the Little Bighorn to Capt. Grant Marsh; Like-A-Fishhook Village, the coalition city of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara by Bears Arm; Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site; Fort Abraham Lincoln; the landing at Washburn; and the Minnie H., a steamboat on Devils Lake.