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Title Wildest lives of the frontier : through the eyes of Jesse James, George Armstrong Custer, and other famous Westerners / edited by John Richard Stephens
Published Guilford, Connecticut : TwoDot, [2017]
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Contents A note about the text -- John Richard Stephens -- Going west (introduction) -- Daniel Boone -- Claiming the Kentucky wilderness -- Lewis and Clark -- Sacagawea -- Sacagawea -- Red Hair and Long Knife -- Davy Crockett -- Brushes with death -- Black Hawk -- The Black Hawk War -- John C. Fremont -- Indians, buffalo, and Kit Carson -- John C. Fremont -- Kit Carson pursues horse thieves -- Kit Carson -- Chasing horse thieves -- Kit Carson -- Indian conflicts and the war in California -- John Sutter -- Discovering gold -- Buffalo Bill -- Riding for the Pony Express -- Mark Twain -- A black speck against the sky -- Mark Twain -- Smitten with the silver fever -- Jesse James -- Rebel guerrillas and bank robbers -- Cole Younger -- The disastrous Northfield Bank robbery -- Frank James -- Breaking off from my bohemian life -- George Armstrong Custer -- The massacre of some of Custer's men -- Buffalo Bill -- Custer and Little Bighorn -- Crazy Horse -- Crazy Horse's deathbed statement -- Sitting Bull -- Little Bighorn and Custer's death
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Sources.
Frontier and pioneer life.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Sources.
West United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Stephens, John Richard, editor.
LC no. 2016040656
ISBN 1493024426
Other Titles Wildest Lives of the Frontier : America Through the Words of Jesse James, George Armstrong Custer, and Other Famous Westerners