“Downing the Next Meal”


A traditional woodsman picks up a downed bobwhite quail.

The backcountry woodsman picked up a bobwhite quail from beside a thick milkweed stand. Other birds from the covey flew east to the prairie-grass clearing, offering additional hope… Old Northwest Territory, three ridges east of the River Raisin, in the Year of our Lord, 1792…

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