This story was woven into the fabric of the history of the American frontier. Many of the
characters, including Joe Oscar, Davey Wall, the Big Timer, and Prairie Flower, are fictional.
Some of the characters, such as Charlie Rath and Grant Marsh, lived the frontier life. The story
begins in March 1876, concludes in August 1876, and follows the historic record. It is a story of the ordinary and extraordinary life of the period, of epic struggles for survival, of triumph and of heartbreak, of war and of tranquility, of hatred and of great kindness. It is a story of conflict, of the historic advancements and digressions that define the American frontier.
Ride with Joe Oscar and the Stewart herd of Texas longhorns across the Red River, up the
trail, past the Wichita Mountains, through Indian Territory, and on into Dodge City. Travel with Joe and Captain Grant Marsh from Saint Joseph Missouri to Fort Abraham Lincoln in the Dakota Territory on the steamer Josephine. Be part of the Seventh Cavalry expedition as they search for the Lakota along the Little Missouri, Yellowstone, and Little Bighorn rivers. Hunt with the Custers. Camp in the Wolf Mountains of the Montana Territory. Traverse the plains along with the buffalo, pronghorn, wolves, and grizzlies. Take the stage road into the Black Hills and Deadwood. Get to know Charlie Rath, the legendary Quanah Parker, Wyatt Earp, White Bull, George and Libbie Custer, and Wild Bill Hickok.