Trails for Cowboys

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Chrisholm Trail
Through Kansas to sell to the US army.
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Western Trail
To railway, cattle onto trains to North and East for slaughter.
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Goodnight-loving Trail
Indian Territory, sold to US army as food for the Plains Indians
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Cook
Drove the chuck wagon and also acted a a doctor.
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Trail boss
In charge, gave others their tasks and chose the route and pace.
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Point riders
Led the herd in the direction chosen by the boss.
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Swing and flank
Rode at the sides and kept the herd from spreading too widely.
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Drag riders
Kept the stragglers moving, had to ride in the dust all day.
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wrangler
inexperienced cowboy, looked after the herd of horses that the cowboys rode.
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Card 2

Front

To railway, cattle onto trains to North and East for slaughter.

Back

Western Trail

Card 3

Front

Indian Territory, sold to US army as food for the Plains Indians

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Drove the chuck wagon and also acted a a doctor.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

In charge, gave others their tasks and chose the route and pace.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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