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  • A Ride With A Mad Horse In A Freight-Car
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  • 05 April 2019

About the Author: William Henry Harrison Murray

William Henry Harrison Murray 1840 1904 , also known as Adirondack Murray, was a clergyman and author of an influential series of articles and books which popularized the Adirondacks he became known as the father of the Outdoor Movement.Born in Guilford, Connecticut, he graduated from Yale in 1862 and served as a minister in Greenwich, Connecticut and Meriden, Connecticut from 1869 through 1873 He also delivered Sunday evening lectures about the Adirondacks in a Boston music hall that proved highly popular, and he published a series of articles based on the lectures in a Meriden newspaper In 1869, they were published as a book, Adventures in the Wilderness or, Camp Life in the Adirondacks.The literary tone of the book made it extremely successful it went through eight printings in its first year Murray promoted New York s north woods as health giving and spirit enhancing, claiming that the rustic nobility typical of Adirondack woodsmen came from their intimacy with wilderness A subsequent printing, subtitled Tourist s Edition, included maps of the region and train schedules from various Eastern cities to the Adirondacks.Although the book was to become one of the most influential books in the conservation movement of the 19th century, paradoxically, within five years it led to the building of over 200 Great Camps in the Adirondacks Murray s Fools poured into the wilderness each weekend, packing specially scheduled railroad trains.



10 thoughts on “A Ride With A Mad Horse In A Freight-Car

  1. says:

    Such an exceptionally wonderful tale about a very close bonding between a soldier and a horse.To put it simply The soldier was wounded and was lying on floor, breathing, amidst many other dead soldiers Suddenly from somewhere a frightened, riderless horse which he would later name as Gulnare runs all over He calls like oye, which brought it to him and then on, the horse experiences an invisible connection, a love on him After a few wars with that horse, the horse becomes a national her Such an exceptionally wonderful tale about a very close bonding between a soldier and a horse.To put it simply The soldier was wounded and was lying on floor, breathing, amidst many other dead soldiers Suddenly from somewhere a frightened, riderless horse which he would later name as Gulnare runs all over He calls like oye, which brought it to him and then on, the horse experiences an invisible connection, a love on him After a few wars with that horse, the horse becomes a national hero that it was presented on pageant in Washington Then the narrator sets to home thinking about how they ll receive such a national hero and how they ll treat the horse it was 4 years that he away Both were put on a freight car Midway, the horse was affected by phrenitis inflammation of brain that makes it go mad owing to its excited condition, it unaware of anything and out of self control, it tries to kill its owner It tried a few times all of which he dodged it receives a terrible wound by running into a wall, which causes one of its veins to burst, and it thus dies.It is a really touching tale about the love between an animal and a human

  2. says:

    This little tract told the true story of a Civil War soldier and his horse Gulnare How he acquired her, the time they spent together, her popularity with his men, her amazing intelligence, and her tragic death It is written with a horseman s eye and a poet s heart, but it is still a difficult piece to read for any horse lover, even one with years of experience with the sometimes gruesome side of life with these wonderful animals I liked it for the spirit of Gulnare the author evokes, for his This little tract told the true story of a Civil War soldier and his horse Gulnare How he acquired her, the time they spent together, her popularity with his men, her amazing intelligence, and her tragic death It is written with a horseman s eye and a poet s heart, but it is still a difficult piece to read for any horse lover, even one with years of experience with the sometimes gruesome side of life with these wonderful animals I liked it for the spirit of Gulnare the author evokes, for his obvious love for all horses, and for prodding me to consider learningabout the Civil War, a piece of history that I have neglected in my reading

  3. says:

    This is a heartwarming story of a man and a horse The ending will bring a tear to the eye Short story also found at gutenburg.org

  4. says:

    A nice short story I read on Veterans day It s a love story of a solider and a beautiful brave horse with dog like loyalty The few pages at the end were exciting and heartwarming.

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