Born in Manhattan, NY, 1840, Frank Joshua North has been an American interpreter, United States Army officer and politician. In 1860 North worked as a clerk and interpreter at the Pawnee Agency trading post in Genoa, Nebraska. Four years later, n 1864, General Samuel R. Curtis asked Frank North to organize a company all made of Pawnee scouts. … Continue reading History of Man Tracking: Frank North and the Pawnee Scouts.
The story of the Old American Frontier is totally entwined with the legendary figures of the Mountain Men, also called Trappers, as their primary business was coming across the territory of Missouri toward the Rocky Mountains in search of beaver furs to sell. Below you can find an interesting extract from “Trappers, Traders, and Trailblazers: … Continue reading History of Tracking: Mountain Men and Trappers.