Bullets, Badges, and Bridles: Horse Thieves and the Societies That Pursued Them (Paperback)
The fascinating history of horse theft and horse recovery. Because of the horse's essential function for many American families, horse theft was a lucrative business venture for many outlaws in the country's frontier days. This fascinating exposition details the history of organized horse-thief gangs from the colonial era through World War II. It also features the history of many anti-horse theft groups, some of which still exist. This illuminating book discusses the thieves, their pursuers, and their methods in great detail.