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Fri Nov 9, 2007 23:53

William Frederick Schmalsle was my relative. I am trying to find out where he did his buffalo hunting and for which company. There are a series of five books being published, "Buffalo Hunters and Skinners" by Sharon Cunningham. She is corresponding with me and would like to mention Schmalsle in her fifth book in that series. Also, Kenny, I would like to know the names of the books and/or publications where you got my relatives accounts. Thanks for your help.

  • From Red River War to Miles City K.t.K., Thu Nov 8 17:21
    Another of the noted scouts for General Miles was W.F. 'Fred' Schmalsle. In the Red River War he was noted for special bravery by helping rescue the German sisters, and bringing help to the Cavalry... more
    • WILLIAM F. SCHMALSLE Ellen K. Compton, Fri Nov 9 23:53
      • Re: WILLIAM F. SCHMALSLE K.t.K., Sat Nov 10 01:30
        Hi Ellen, Yes I know Sharon. If you’ll notice, my name [Kenneth Vail] appears with several credits in her “Encyclopedia Of Buffalo Hunters and Skinners” – I was privileged to be able to contribute... more
        • SOURCES Ellen K. Compton, Sun Nov 11 20:49
          Dear Kenny: If you wish, you could contact me through my snail mail address, I am gone a lot doing volunteer work for Fish and Wildlife, camping, fishing, and gold mining. My address is: Ellen K.... more
          • Thanks Ellen.... K.t.K., Mon Nov 12 20:44
            I will be leaving town for about two weeks - will contact you after I return home. Kenny
        • SCHMALSLE Ellen K. Compton, Sun Nov 11 20:44
          Dear Kenny: Yes, I would love to know the sources you used, thank you very much. I just ran across more Schmalsle information, the book Trails South by C. Robert Haywood, Prairie books, said that... more
    • Thanks Kenny, Great stuff! (nm) Tim Lopp, Thu Nov 8 17:50
      • Ellen Compton. K.t.K., Sat Nov 10 01:54
        I remembered your name from the Miles City discussion board, and re-checked your posts there. One time you had stated: “I wonder if there is any record from the Company C, Texas Rangers, of their... more
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