|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1864|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 1891|
Literary Figure. He was known as Laura's friend and hero, Cap Garland in Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" books. In her book "The Long Winter", he saved the town of De Smet from starvation by going 15 miles to find wheat in a blizzard, along with Almanzo James Wilder. In real life, he really did save the town from starving and was known for his flashing grin, white/blonde hair and pale blue eyes.
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South Dakota, USA
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"Backward, turn backward, O time, in thy flight; Make me a child again, just for to-night."|
Added: May. 17, 2013
How great to know you were such a "Good Man" and that you will live in history in the books of Laura Ingalls Wilder. RIP, 2nd cousin four times removed.|
Added: Apr. 11, 2013
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