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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to The Arikara War: the first Plains Indian war, 1823.    

After Lewis and Clark: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific

Robert M. Utley - History - 2004 - 392 pages
In 1807, a year after Lewis and Clark returned from the shores of the Pacific, groups of trappers and hunters began to drift West to tap the rich stocks of beaver and to trade ...
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Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That ...

Shirley Christian - History - 2005 - 528 pages
Shortly after Meriweather Lewis reached St. Louis in 1803 to plan for his voyage to the Pacific with William Clark, he prepared his first packet of flora and fauna from west of ...
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Broken Hand: The Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Mountain Man, Guide and Indian ...

LeRoy R. Hafen - History - 1981 - 359 pages
Known by the Indians as "Broken Hand," Thomas Fitzpatrick was a trapper and a trailblazer who became the head of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company. With Jedediah Smith he led the ...
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Black Harris

Jerome Peltier - Biography & Autobiography - 1986 - 162 pages
Life and adventures of Moses Harris, a fur trapper and mountain man.
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Jim Bridger

J. Cecil Alter - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 364 pages
On March 20, 1822, the Missouri Republican published a notice addressed “to enterprising young men” in the St. Louise area. “The subscriber,” it said “wishes to engage one ...
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Competitive Struggle: America's Western Fur Trading Posts, 1764-1865

Roland G. Robertson - History - 2012 - 332 pages
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Competitive Struggle recounts the 101-year history of America’s western fur trade. From the founding of Saint ...
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The Brothers Robidoux and the Opening of the American West

Robert J. Willoughby - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 280 pages
Written in a unique biographical format, Robert Willoughby interweaves the stories of six brothers who shaped the American trans-Mississippi West during the first five decades ...
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Dakota: The Story of the Northern Plains

Norman K. Risjord - History - 2013 - 264 pages
The northern plains are often ignored by the rest of the nation or, if not, are mentioned in the context of the weather, Mount Rushmore, or the Black Hills. However, North ...
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