Kit Carson days, 1809-1868 : adventures in the path of empire (Book, 1995) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Kit Carson days, 1809-1868 : adventures in the path of empire

Author: Edwin L Sabin
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1995.
Series: Bison books
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : Revised edition with new matterView all editions and formats
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Volume 2 of 'Kit Carson Days' begins with Carson carrying the news of the conquest of California across the country to Washington DC, stopping en route to see his wife in Taos, New Mexico. The author concludes with an assessment of Carson's character and place in history.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sabin, Edwin L. (Edwin Legrand), 1870-1952.
Kit Carson days, 1809-1868.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)604300378
Named Person: Kit Carson; Kit Carson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin L Sabin
ISBN: 0803292376 9780803292376 0803292384 9780803292383
OCLC Number: 32590997
Notes: "Bison books"--Preliminary page.
Originally published: New York : Press of the Pioneers, 1935.
Description: 2 volumes (xiv, 996 pages) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: V. 1. The Carson family --
In old Missouri, 1811-1826 --
The road to Santa Fe, 1826 --
New Mexico and New Mexicans --
As fared the runaway, 1826-1829 --
The trapper's trail, 1829 --
American trappers in California, 1830 --
To the beaver Northwest, 1831 --
The mountain-man, his guise and his garb --
The mountain-man, by mule and by horse --
The mountain-man, on the beaver trail --
The mountain-man, at camp and rendezvous --
The mountain-man, domestic matters --
The mountain-man, the danger trail --
The roll call --
Adventures of Kit Carson, 1832 --
The fight for fur --
Adventures of Kit Carson, 1833-1834 --
The American wedge in Oregon --
Adventures of Kit Carson, 1834-1835 --
Adventures of Kit Carson, 1836-1838 --
The forking of the trail --
Bent's Fort of the Plains --
Bent, St. Vrain & Company --
Adventures of Kit Carson, 1838-1842 --
On the trail with Fremont, 1842 --
Carson makes a $300 turn --
On the trail with Fremont, 1843-1844 --
Carson's star in the ascendant --
Out again with Fremont, 1845 --
In again with Fremont, 1846 --
American rifles in California --
Fremont marches and counter-marches --
California for free Americans --
Carson on the glory trail --
v. 2. The conquest is completed --
Carson rides with the news --
Carson at San Pascual --
The conquest is again completed --
Carson across the continent, 1847 --
Carson in Washington, 1847 --
Again across the continent, 1848 --
Carson in Washington, 1848 --
Kit Carson settles down, 1848-1849 --
Adventures of Kit Carson, 1850-1853 --
Carson and the Indian, 1854-1861 --
Campaigns of the 'fifties --
The Civil War: Carson at Valverde, 1862 --
Corraling the Apache, 1862-1863 --
The nemesis of the Navajo, 1863-1864 --
The Battle of the Adobe Walls, 1864 --
Plains and mountain service, 1865-1867 --
Carson in letters --
Carson in Washington, 1868 --
Last days of the general, 1868 --
Kit Carson.
Series Title: Bison books
Responsibility: by Edwin L. Sabin ; with twenty full-page drawings by Howard Simon ; introduction by Marc Simmons.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_259793
991000375709705351

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Kit Carson carries the news of the conquest of California across the country to Washington, D C, stopping en route to see his wife in Taos, New Mexico. The older Carson consolidates his fame as a  Read more...
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"A standard source book, rich in details of trapping, hunting, caravans, and Indians."-Stanley Vestal, The Booklover's Southwest -- Stanley Vestal * The Booklover's Southwest * "Unquestionably one of Read more...

 
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