The Master of the Mississippi
is a Scrooge McDuck comic
by Don Rosa
. It is the second of the original 12 chapters in the series The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck
. The story takes place from 1880 to 1882.
In 1880 young Scrooge McDuck
have travelled to America to seek his fortune. He begin to work on his uncle Pothole McDucks riverboat
. There he meets the Beagle Boys
for the first time. The story ends with the Beagle Boys blowing his riverboat and he decides to travel to the west.