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Fremont, pathmarker of the West

Fremont, pathmarker of the West

Author: Allan Nevins
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

One of the most controversial and romantic figures in American history, John C Fremont experienced a dizzying succession of public triumphs and humiliations. This work gives Fremont full credit for  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971.
Fremont, pathmarker of the West.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1992
(DLC) 91040734
Named Person: John Charles Frémont; John Charles Frémont
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Nevins
ISBN: 0585305862 9780585305868
OCLC Number: 45727583
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 689 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Charleston Boyhood --
An Explorer's Training --
First View of the Great West --
Washington Courtship --
A Runaway Marriage --
The Stakes of the West --
The First Expedition --
South Pass and Fremont's Peak --
The First Report --
The Second Expedition: Outward Bound --
Over the Winter Sierras --
Sutter's Fort and California --
Homeward Over the Rockies --
Washington Expansionists and the Far West --
The Third Expedition --
A Clash With Californians --
The Message From Gillespie --
The Bear Flag Outbreak --
The California Battalion --
The Quarrel With Kearny --
A Famous Court-Martial --
Starvation and Cannibalism --
Golconda and the Senate --
Managing the Mariposas --
The Fifth Expedition --
The Republican Nomination --
The Campaign of 1856 --
New Mariposa Troubles --
Civil War in the West --
Fremont vs. Blair and Lincoln --
The End of the "Hundred Days" --
The Mountain Department --
The Defeat of the Blairs --
A Financial Debacle --
Poverty and Labor --
Character and Fame --
Some New Light on Fremont --
Fremont's Children --
Corruption in St. Louis, 1861 --
E.M. Kern's Letter.
Responsibility: by Allan Nevins.
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