Ruxton of the Rockies

Ruxton of the Rockies More Than A Travel Book, Than An Autobiography, Ruxon Of The Rockies Is A Rare And Vivid Account Of A Man Who Lived During A Heroic Age George Frederick Ruxton Lived Among And Wrote About The Traders And Trappers Of The American West Ruxton Crammed A Dozen Lifetimes Of Adventure Into His Brief Twenty Seven Years Leaving His Native England In , At The Age Of Seventeen, He Set Out On Endless Journeys Fighting In The Carlist Wars In Spain, Stationed With The British Army In Ireland, Hunting With Indians In Upper Canada, Attempting To Penetrate To The Interior Of Africa, And Carrying Out A Mission For His Government In Mexico And The American West In All His Travels, Nothing Won His Heart So Completely As The Rocky Mountains With The Awareness Of A Poet And Down To Earth Nature Of An Explorer, Ruxton Wrote Of Their Awesome Grandeur, Bountiful Wildlife, Hardy Mountain Men, And Their Inexorable Annihilation Of The Weakling While On His Way For A Second, Extended Visit To His Beloved Rockies, Ruxton Died In St Louis A Rewarding Literary Experience, This Volume Is Essentially Ruxton S Autobiography Sections On Africa And The One On Mexico And The Rocky Mountains Appeared During Ruxton S Lifetime, But Earlier Portions Have Never Been Published Before Ruxton Of The Rockies Is Illustrated With Sketches From His Notebooks And Reproductions Of The Incomparable Watercolors Of Alfred Jacob Miller, A Great Western Artist Of Ruxton S Time

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➚ [KINDLE] ❄ Ruxton of the Rockies  By George F. Ruxton ➤ –
  • Paperback
  • 360 pages
  • Ruxton of the Rockies
  • George F. Ruxton
  • English
  • 10 October 2017
  • 9780806116037

11 thoughts on “Ruxton of the Rockies

  1. says:

    George Augustus Frederick Ruxton was an Englishman born in Oxfordshire near Oxford who had traveled 1 3 of the world before he died at the young age of 27.George was a member of the Royal Geographic Society of England.George rode his horse and walked from Vera Cruz, Mexico to Manitou Springs, Colorado a total of 3,000 miles in 1846 and 1847 during the Mexican War.George s first hand accounts of meeting many of the important historical people such as Santa Ana, Mexican Governor Armijo, Governor Charles Bent of Bent s Fort and the first Governor of New Mexico.George s first hand accounts of the Indians, Mexicans and future Americans trappers, miners and frontier people is detailed and very literate.George gets caught in a wildfire started by the Indians, almost dies in a freak snowstorm, has many near death moments involving Mexicans, Indians and future Americans.George writes commentaries on the Mexican War, the Issue of Slavery, and President Polk s policies.Tragically George died of dysentary in St Louis on his return to the Rockies.Read George s book if you are really interested in how the Mexican war affected people living in the Southwest during 1846 to 1848.

  2. says:

    Groom loves this book

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