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MHS Press publishes regional books on the history and cultural resources of Montana. Book titles with asterisks (*) are available as ebooks from most major online ebook retailers.

The award-winning quarterly, Montana The Magazine of Western History, contains articles on the history of Montana and the West. Search the magazine index for a more comprehensive catalog of articles. To obtain prices and/or purchase back issues, email or call (406) 444-4708. Copies may also be available at your local library or the MHS Research Center.

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Spring 1976

Spring 1976

Vol. 26, No. 2

Created: Sunday, March 21, 1976

Vol. 26, No. 3

Albert Bierstadt Painter of America’s Western Vision
by Phillip Drennon Thomas

Montana Editors and the Custer Battleby Rex C. Myers

When the Preacher Kept a Cowby Dorothy M. Johnson

A Tale of Two Towns Gilman and Augusta
by Jeffrey L. Cuniff

“He Was Ferocious, That Pike!” A Fighting Man and a Town to Match
by Lee Silliman

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Mooney, ed., George Catlin Letters and Notes on the North American Indians, reviewed by Keith A. Murray | Wilson, Governor Charles Robinson of Kansas, reviewed by R. Douglas Hurt | Miller, Ghost Towns of Montana, reviewed by Harrison Lane | McKinstry, ed., The California Gold Rush Overland Diary of Byron N. McKinstry, 1850–1852, reviewed by Merrill J. Mattes | Stenzel, James Madison Alden: Yankee Artist of the Pacific Coast, 1854–1860, reviewed by Jesse L. Gilmore | Sonnichsen, Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket, the Spectacular Rise and Fall of William Cornell Greene, reviewed by James E. Fell, Jr. | Buffalo Bill Historical Center Staff, The West of Buffalo Bill, reviewed by William E. Huntzicker | Murray, Military Posts of Wyoming, reviewed by Don Rickey, Jr. | Hundley, Water the West: The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West, reviewed by Stanford J. Layton | Taylor, Money on the Hoof—Sometimes, reviewed by Harmon Mothershead | Stoehr, Bonanza Victorian: Architecture and Society in Colorado Mining Towns, reviewed by Rodman W. Paul | Carroll, ed., The Benteen-Goldin Letters on Custer and His Last Battle, reviewed by Robert G. Palmer | Carroll, Custer in Texas: An Interrupted Narrative, reviewed by Robert C. Carriker | Fiske and Lummis, Charles F. Lummis: The Man and His West, reviewed by S. F. Kropp

On the cover

Indian Encampment in the Rockies, n.d., by Albert Bierstadt