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Author Miller, Rod, 1952- author.

Title The lost frontier : momentous moments in the Old West you may have missed / Rod Miller
Published Guilford, Connecticut : TwoDot, [2015]
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Contents Introduction; Head 'Em Up and Move 'Em Out:Trail Driving; Alexander Mackenzie:Crossing the Continent; Zebulon Pike: Lost in theLouisiana Purchase; Maximilian and Bodmer:Science and Art in the Old West; "Corralled for Defense":Indian Attacks on Wagon Trains; Porter Rockwell: God's Gunfighter; Edward Fitzgerald Beale:A Frontiersman for All Reasons; The Free and Independent State of Deseret; Samuel Brannan: The Man Who Startedthe Gold Rush; Before Civil Rights: The Chinese in America; Dear Sir: Corresponding via theJackass Mail; Ships of the Southwest Desert:Camels Join the Army
American Royalty: Emperor Norton IRoot Hog or Die: The Pig War; Randolph B. Marcy: Tour Guide for theWestward Emigration; The Comstock Lode:A Silver-Lined Mountain; Barney Ford: From Runaway Slave toWealthy Businessman; Battle of Glorieta Pass:The Gettysburg of the West; Massacre at Bear River:First, Worst, Forgotten; Adobe Walls: Ruins of a Way of Life; The End of the Civil War:Battle at the End of Texas; First Blood: Showdown in the Street; Jacob Brodbeck: First Flight, First Crash?; Mass Murder: Circleville Massacre; Black Hawk's Last Ride: Reconciliation
The M├ętis: Gone the Way of the BuffaloMaking Barbwire Famous:The Frying Pan Ranch; Surviving a Lead Storm: Elfego Baca; The Birth of the Modern World: Electricity; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-232) and index
Notes English
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Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
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.) -- History, Local.
West United States.
Genre/Form Local history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021677499
ISBN 1493015206
9781493015207
Other Titles Momentous moments in the Old West you may have missed