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Replaced Buffalo Bill as Chief of Scouts

CRAWFORD,  Captain Jack  (1847-1917). Known as The Poet Scout. Fought in the Civil War where he was wounded.  Appointed Captain of the Black Hills Rangers Militia. He replaced Buffalo Bill as Chief of Scouts of the 5th Cavalry only two months after the Custer massacre, Worked in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.  His book: “The Poet Scout”  The Price-McGill Company, 1891, one hundred eighty-one pages, illustrated. On the second leaf Crawford has inscribed and signed and dated the book adding a poem: “To My Comrade Philip Cheek,  Here’s a wad of affliction, a rustic boquett, That I plucked in my wildwood from over the way. I fling it to you to phil up your shelf , And to show you, I’m just a bit-cheecky myself. Fraternaly yours, J.W. Crawford, Capt. Jack Reunion 32nd Wis. Vol. Rippon, Wis, June 28th, 1893”.  Some wear to top & bottom of spine and front hinge on front cover otherwise a good copy. An excellent inscription and poem by Captain Jack Crawford
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Stephen Koschal ~ Quality Autographs & Signed Books
Serving Collectors, Libraries, Institutions, Autograph Galleries and Dealers with
Autographs and Signed Books in all Fields of Collecting Since 1967.

7155 Sand Crest View, Colorado Springs, CO 80923 USA ~ Phone (561) 315-3622 ~ skoschal@aol.com