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MISSISSIPPI STEAMBOAT MEN IN MARK TWAIN'S WRITINGS

Where be the pilots. They were starchy boys, in my time, & greatly envied by the youth of the West.
- Letter to Olivia Clemens, from Steubenville, Ohio, 10 January 1872


Bixby, Horace

Blair, Walter

Bowen, Bart

Bowen, Samuel

Bowen, Will

Brown, William

Clemens, Henry

Downing, John B.

Ealer, George

Grimes, Absalom

Klinefelter, John

Marsh, Grant

Martin, Abner

Montgomery, Joseph Edward

Sellers, Isaiah

Thornburgh, Ben
(from "Carl Schurz, Pilot")

Wiley, Strother

Also see article on Captain Edgar Wakeman

Clemens at the wheel


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