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Pioneer forts of the West

Author: Herbert M Hart
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown, 1981, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hart has taken photographs of forts, posts, and military relics, and supplied accounts and reminiscences in accurate detail. The result is a picture of the true beginnings of Western life. From Lewis and Clark's Ford Clatsop, to the "Pig War" in the San Juan Islands, you'll find ground plans, sketches, and anecdotes to make the outposts come alive.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hart, Herbert M.
Pioneer forts of the West.
New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown, 1981, ©1967
(OCoLC)987962265
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert M Hart
ISBN: 0517369532 9780517369531
OCLC Number: 7948049
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Seattle : Superior, 1968.
Includes indexes.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: War in the West --
The forts --
Posts of the pioneers --
The forward line --
Conquest of California --
Battles of the blockhouses --
War of the Saints --
The friendly war --
War in the redwoods --
The agency watchers --
Off to the Sioux --
The storm gathers.
Responsibility: by Herbert M. Hart ; drawings by Paul J. Hartle.

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Hart has taken photographs of forts, posts, and military relics, and supplied accounts and reminiscences in accurate detail. The result is a picture of the true beginnings of Western life. From Lewis and Clark's Ford Clatsop, to the "Pig War" in the San Juan Islands, you'll find ground plans, sketches, and anecdotes to make the outposts come alive.

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