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Reminiscences of a pioneer

Author: William Thompson, Colonel
Publisher: San Francisco : [publisher not identified], 1912.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thompson was born in Missouri in 1840 and moved with his family to Oregon in 1852, and then to California. He recounted the Indian problems and the Modoc and Bannock wars and lynchings.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, William, Colonel.
Reminiscences of a pioneer.
San Francisco, 1912
(OCoLC)647283676
Named Person: William Thompson, Colonel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Thompson, Colonel
OCLC Number: 1388155
Description: 3 leaves, 187 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Farewell to the old Southern home --
First winter in the Willamette Valley --
Indian outbreak of 1855 --
In which various experiences are discussed --
Taking revenge on maruauding Snakes --
One sad tale from Canyon City history --
Col. Thompson's first newspaper venture --
History of the Modoc Indians --
The Ben Wright Massacre --
Treaty with the Modocs made --
Battle in the Lava Beds --
The Peace Commission's work --
Three days battle in the Lava Beds --
Trailing the fugitives --
The Great Bannock War --
Snake Uprising in Eastern Oregon --
Bannocks double on their tracks --
Another attack that miscarried --
Reign of the Vigilantes --
Passing of the Mogans --
The Lookout Lynching.
Responsibility: by Colonel William Thompson, editor Alturas, Cal., Plaindealer.

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Thompson was born in Missouri in 1840 and moved with his family to Oregon in 1852, and then to California. He recounted the Indian problems and the Modoc and Bannock wars and lynchings.

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