MISSOULA — John Taylor was both foreman of a Pacific Power and Light crew in 1964 and drill master of the mounted Kalispell Sheriff’s Posse.
“My age will probably show as I navigate this modern technology” joked author and historian Ken Robison of Great Falls as he moved to a laptop computer to prepare to portray Capt. Martin Maginnis Saturday during a talk at the Billings Public Library.
"Montana Territory and the Civil War: A Frontier Forged on the Battlefield" by Ken Robison.
In his latest book, Great Falls historian Ken Robison attempts to answer a straightforward question: “How did the Civil War affect Montana?”
Some legislators last year introduced several bills hostile to the future of wild bison. Some tried to keep this animal completely off public lands. Others would classify wild bison and even elk as livestock. Thankfully, most of these restrictive and selfish bills died, suffered defeat or we…
No battles were fought in Montana during the Civil War. And attention is bound to focus east of the Mississippi as Americans mark the war’s 150th anniversary.