“The Black Hills” are also known as the Laramie Range, in the Rocky Mountains. The author wrote this book as an explanation of what he saw on his expedition to this rugged country, saying that he felt compelled to do so in order to answer all of the questions people had asked him on the subject. In these pages, discover the facts of the fascinating scenery, climate, routes, Indians, and hunting from Lieutenant Colonel Dodge’s expedition.
History and geography buffs will love this early account of the exploration of the Black Hills. Enjoy illustrations and maps as you read the record of one of the U.S. military’s first scientific journeys of discovery in the Great Rocky Mountains.