A fictional chronicle, based almost entirely on facts, of a trail herd that tried to get to California in the fifties.
The trail herd had made good progress through the valley, and Rogers, aided by the Star men, had kept them going.
The boss of a trail herd cannot be a shirker, and Sanderson did his full share of the work.
Neither can I. My trail herd is kinda small, right now; a lot smaller than it will be later on.
While the water was still high Harshaw started a trail herd to Utah.
That's about eighteen years ago they trailed a herd north—and here we are, taking our trail—herd north on the same trail!
They look like strays; must have escaped from some trail herd.
It was the first trail herd that had been started eastward since the coming of the railroad.
"I've followed a trail herd two thousand," grinned Sanderson.
Rattler had come north with the trail herd, and he was wise beyond the wisdom of most horses.