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John Charles Frémont : character as destiny

Author: Andrew F Rolle
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of this complex man who also served as Arizona's fifth territorial governor and lived in Tucson.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Charles Frémont; John Charles Frémont; John Charles Frémont
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Rolle
ISBN: 080612380X 9780806123806
OCLC Number: 23767194
Description: xv, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Illustrations --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1. "The Glory of My Youth" --
2. "He is Loved, Respected, and Admired": Young Manhood --
3. Enter the Bentons --
4. "The Flower and the Rock": First Expedition --
5. Axe and Arrow: On to California, the Second Expedition --
6. "All That Was Chivalrous and Noble": The Third Expedition --
7. Bear Flag and Conquest --
8. Fremont versus Kearny and the Court-martial --
9. Battling Captain Wilkes --
10. Tragedy: The Fourth Expedition --
11. The Riches of Las Mariposas --
12. A Senator's Life Turns Sour --
13. New Fame Abroad and at Home --
14. Ardor Gone Astray: The Fifth Expedition --
15. Toward the Presidency --
16. Furor at Bear Valley and a European Affair --
17. Civil War Showdown: A General versus Lincoln --
18. Stonewall's Shenandoah --
19. 1864: The Nonpresidency --
20. Muddled Financial Dreams --
21. Arizona Sunset --
22. "He Spoke No More" --
23. Carrying on the Legend --
24. Ghosts of the Past: An Appraisal of Personality --
Notes --
Selected Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Andrew Rolle.

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A biography of this complex man who also served as Arizona's fifth territorial governor and lived in Tucson.

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