Episode 16 - Buffalo Bill Cody
Added: Jul 22 2011
Prior to 1860 it took 34 days for Butterfields overland stage to get mail from St Joseph Missouri over the plains and mountains to the pacific coast. But now a national crisis had arisen, great news concerning north and south was coming out of the capital every day and such news must travel fast from one coastline to the other. 14-year-old Billy Cody put himself forward for a job as a pony express rider and this is the tale of his experience traveling through Indian territory to deliver the mail.