The Lake County War

The Lake County War

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Between June, 1874 and October, 1881 the residents of what is now Chaffee County, Colorado endured a prolonged period of the most extreme violence ever to occur in Colorado. In 1874, the area was part of Lake County, thus the name qqThe Lake County War.qq During this bloody conflict it is said more than 100 men were murdered including a judge sitting in his courtroom. Vigilantes forced many families to leave their homes and property to avoid being murdered. This book, though fictionalized somewhat to make it more readable, tells the true story of what happened. It is the fifth in a five-novel series featuring Chancy Flint, a smart, tough, highly principled young cowboy who is chained lightening with a gun. He's not a gunfighter. He's the type of man gunfighters stay away from if they're smart.The kitchen not only had a large fireplace which could be used for cooking, it also had a wood-burning stove that ... More huge cottonwood trees shaded parts of the corrals. ... I made a lot of repairs: mostly little things like fixing the corral fences, fixing the front screen door, putting the barn door back on its ... Then I built Wolf a big outdoor dog house, even though he usually stayed inside our house with us.


Title:The Lake County War
Author: Keith R. Ostling
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2014-09-15
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