Excerpt from A Summer on the Rockies Invitation from General Coppinger - Outline of route - Leave England - New York - Coney Island Races - The Suburban - Killing and canning at Omaha. On getting home one day in March, 1897, after a long tramp over the country, I found a letter from my old friend and relative, General John Coppinger, of the United States army, asking me to come with him on a tour of inspection of the various posts he commanded on the Rocky Mountains. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.