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Luther S Kelly aka Yellowstone Kelly. 1849-1928 Well educated,expert rileman,trapper& hunter. Scout for army in Yellowstone river area.Guided 2 expeditions into alaska plus other major govermrnt expeditions. Agent for San Carlos Indian Reservation.

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"The Howling" Fur Trade Era Mountain Man Rendezvous Balck Powder muzzleloader rifle Paintings by John Phelps

Jim Baker 1818-1898. Trapper, scout & guide, was one of the west's most colorful figures. At 21 he headed for the annual rendezvous in the Rockies. In 1841 he was in a desperate fight on the Snake River when 35 trappers beat off a large band of Sioux. The decline of the fur trade in the 1840s drove many trappers to quit, but Baker stayed on. Little is known of his movements after 1844. He was chief scout at Ft. Laramie in 1855. In 1873 he was in Colo where he built a cabin with a guard…

Henry S. Yount was an American Civil War soldier, mountain man, professional hunter and trapper, prospector, wilderness guide and packer, seasonal employee of the United States Department of the Interior who was the first surveyor of animals in Yellowstone Park and is credited as the father of the national park ranger service