The Bozeman Trail War — Part II — Opening Gambit

“If you go into our hunting country, our people will wipe you out.” — Lakota warning to trailblazer John Bozeman Like most trouble, it started over gold. More precisely, it started over a route to the gold. The Bozeman Trail, scouted in 1863 by Georgia prospector John Bozeman and mountain man John Jacobs, was an … Continue reading The Bozeman Trail War — Part II — Opening Gambit