Lonesome Dove

National Day of the Cowboy: Remembering the Cowboys Behind the Saga of Lonesome Dove

Senator John Cornyn

by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas Keep your saddle oiled and your gun greased because the “National Day of the Cowboy” – the fourth Saturday in July – is finally here. This day celebrates the lasting legacies of the cowboys that pioneered the American West as they worked cattle, beginning after the Civil War in the heart of Texas. If you’ve read or watched Lonesome Dove then you know the intrepid tale of the two retired Texas […]