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[PDF] Jim Bridger The Grand Old Man of the Rockies (1922) By E.A. Brininstool –

Jim Bridger The Grand Old Man of the Rockies (1922) Jim Bridger May Be Most Famous For Being, As A Youth, One Of The Two Mountain Men Who Abandoned Famed Trapper Hugh Glass After He Had Been Mauled By A Grizzly Bear It Was Hugh S Thoughts Of Revenge For This Abandonment That Fueled His Recovery And Eventual Tracking Down Of The Young Bridger James Bridger, Known As Jim Bridger 1804 1881 , Was Among The Foremost Mountain Men, Trappers, Scouts And Guides Who Explored And Trapped The Western United States During The Decades Of 1820 1850, As Well As Mediating Between Native Tribes And Encroaching Whites From Inside The Book The Western Plains And Mountains Brought Forth Thousands Of Men Noted For Their Valor, Bravery, Daring, Sagacity, Woodcraft, Frontiersmanship And Skill In Guiding Wagon Trains And Military Expeditions Across The Trackless Prairie And Barren Desert And Through Snow Capped Mountain Fastnesses On The Way To The Land Of Gold Beyond The Setting Sun, Or In Trailing And Bringing To Bay The Savage Hordes That Sternly Fought The Advances Of Civilization But Among Those Dauntless Spirits There Was One Who Stood Head And Shoulders Above All Others As The Greatest Scout, Trapper And Guide, The Most Skilled Frontiersman, And The Quietest, Most Modest And Unassuming Prairie Man In All The West That Person Was James Bridger, Major Bridger, Or, As He Was Commonly And Familiarly Known, Old Jim Bridger, The Grand Old Man Of The Rockies No History Of The American Western Frontier Would Be Complete Without A Sketch Of The Life Of This Remarkable Man.

    10 thoughts on “[PDF] Jim Bridger The Grand Old Man of the Rockies (1922) By E.A. Brininstool –

  1. says:

    If you have any curiosity about the American West, and Jim Bridger in particular, this is a good one Very short, easy read It lends some insight into the Bridger character in the movie The Revenant, and whether he could have done what he is portrayed as doing in it Old Jim Bridger, as he was known, was renowned as a hunter, guide, trapper, scout, tracker, and man He was kind, gentle, and honest, not the attributes you automatically ascribe to a Mountain Man, let alone the epitome of a Mountain Man A shrewd judge of character, he respected and liked Kit Carson, but had nothing good to say about John C Fremont.He discovered the Great Salt Lake, the South Pass, and the geysers of what is now Yellowstone Park He could neither read nor write, but could draw a flawless map of any area he visited and could correct mistakes on other maps just by looking at them No one knew where to find good water, forage, or suitable camp in the Rockies better than he could ...

  2. says:

    Jim Bridger, man of the mountains The only regret I have is that ol Jim never learn to read or write If he had, we would probably be able to read of his exploits and adventures He gets a rare mention in the stories of Thomas Fox, and of Hugh Monroe Rising Wolf by the prolific writer James Willard Schultz Those two lived with ...

  3. says:

    Lack of intetestI just couldn t get interested in this book I know Jim Bridger was one of the most renowned of the mountain but the disjointed manner in which it written caused me to lose interest quick...

  4. says:

    A true idol of all who favors true honesty and brave hearts.Well written and very informative One could easily picture himself living in the era of Jim Bridger Up to the very end of the book, there exist a rich history of our true west before the diluted accounts of Hollywood movies.

  5. says:

    Jim bridgerThe jim bridger book was not what I thought it would be Perhaps the date of the publication 1922 had something to do with my feelings I do not recommend this book if the reader is looking for the low by blow

  6. says:

    Nice simple bookI enjoyed this easy read I recommend this to anyone wanting a good easy read Try it and enjoy it.

  7. says:

    A frontier iconA darn shame they didn t have a few pictures What an adventure for the man Really sparks the imagination A good read for the western historian around that time.

  8. says:

    Fine readA great book about a truly fascinating person who managed to survive to a ripe old age under some very severe circumstances.

  9. says:

    Good readWell worth the read hard to put down once you pick it up good afternoon read on that says it

  10. says:

    Great historyI love history told and recorded by the people who lived it Wish spoken history had been captured in this time

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