Mark Twain (the narrator) - This is the narrator of Roughing It who recounts his adventures as he seeks fortune in the Western territories of the United States in the early 1860's.
Mr. Higbie - This character is a friend of the narrator who is able to recognize an elusive person with a map to gold, and uses their physical size and strength to help the narrator on the quest for fortune.
Irish Brigade - This is a group of fourteen volunteers that act as surveyors and settle on Mrs. O'Flannigan's ranch, where the narrator and his brother live.
Mr. Whiteman (W.) - This is a character that traverses Nevada like a ghost and never appears in the novel, but reportedly has a rough drawing of a map to the location of a rich gold mine.
Slade - This character is both feared and respected after being...
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