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A NEWER WORLD: Kit Carson, John C. FrÇmont, and the Claiming of the American West

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A vigorous narrative of the intersecting lives of two of the most outsized figures in the American West: the trapper, guide, and Indian fighter Kit Carson, and the ebullient, grandstanding officer John Frémont. Roberts (Once They Moved Like the Wind: Cochise, Geronimo, and the Apache Wars, 1993, etc.) has focused on four revealing events in the lives of these two figures: the 1842 ... Read full review

A newer world: Kit Carson, John C. Frémont, and the claiming of the American West

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John C. Fr mont, an explorer and later a Civil War figure, began his first expedition in 1842 to map out the Oregon Trail. In St. Louis, preparing for his trip, Fr mont hired Kit Carson as his chief ... Read full review


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