Osborne Russell: Encounters with Hostile Indians, A Documented Trip to a Eutaw Indian Village, A Month with “Want A Sheep” 1834-1841, by OCTA


Presented at the 2011 OCTA convention in Rock Springs, Wyoming, this book summarizes mountain man Osborne Russell’s seven years in the Inter-Mountain West among various Native American tribes. From his birth in Maine in 1814 to his joining the Columbia River Fishing & Trading Company in 1834, where he departed Independence, Missouri through his last stop at Fort Hall in 1841, this book draws heavily upon Russell’s journal and includes numerous maps detailing the sites of his various hostile encounters with myriad tribes.

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