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Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. Sort order. Sep 19, Gerry Burnie rated it it was amazing Shelves: canadian-biography. Gerry B's Book Reviews - www. Samuel Benfield Steele was born on the family farm in in Simcoe County, Upper Canada now Ontario , and spent much of his youth in the nearby Town of Orillia learning to ride and other useful skills that would serve him well in his later life.
Marie, where they boarded ships bound across Lake Superior to what is now Thunder Bay. That was the easy part. From the lakehead, kilometres miles of rock, rivers, muskeg, and heavy forest lay between the troops and their destination, Fort Garry on the Red River now Winnipeg.
There was no railway yet, and the road was nothing more than a trail blazed through the bogs and bush. However, Sam stayed with the militia—now promoted to corporal at age nineteen—but when the new provincial government was in place the militia was disbanded as well.
Sam Steele: The Wild West Adventures of Canada's Most Famous Mountie
Nevertheless, the new Canadian government decided it wanted its own army to replace the British troops, traditional peacekeepers, and Sam quickly joined the recently established Canadian army—being the 23rd person to do so. Two years later however, in , the federal government established a mounted police force for the West, the North West Mounted Police, and Sam saw his chance to get back to his beloved frontier.
Therefore, in the now Sergeant Major Steele age 23 began one of the most rugged marches that have ever taken place in Canada, across the vast, uncharted territory of the West. Grasshoppers razed the grass, and rain turned the wagon track to deep mud. When Crozier arrived he had expected the worst and had fortified buildings belonging to the Department of Indian Affairs. Their commander, they said, had ignored previous complaints. Crozier was forced to admit he had not been paying attention to them, and he made concessions to appease the constables. This was the most difficult NWMP posting at the time.