Texas Cattle Drive

How did the different cattle drives in post-Civil War Texas develop?

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Larry Mitchel
Sharon Spinks
Debbie Griffin

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Crossing Powder River. [Online Image] Available http://www.wyomingtalesandtrails.com/cattle.html. November, 2003


There were several factors which influenced the development of cattle drives in Texas during the Reconstruction period and after. What were some of the factors? What were the names and paths of some of the different cattle drives?

    •Texas Chisholm Trail
    •Texas Drives : National Park Service
    •Texas Longhorn Reference Library
    •Cherokee Trail diaries
    •PBS: New Perspectives on the West
    •Texas Longhorns
    •The Great Western Cattle Trail
    •Trail Drives of The Old West
    •Goodnight Loving Trail
    •Growth of the West
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    •Goodnight-Loving Trail - General Information
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    •Research List of ABC-CLIO American History Resources
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