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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to The Arikara War: the first Plains Indian war, 1823.   

Westward Vision: The Story of the Oregon Trail

David Lavender - History - 1985 - 424 pages
?In one very real sense,? David Lavender writes, ?the story of the Oregon Trail begins with Columbus.? This opening suggests the panoramic sweep of his history of that famous ...
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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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Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West

Dale Lowell Morgan - History - 1964 - 458 pages
In 1822, before Jedediah Smith entered the West, it was largely an unknown land, “a wilderness,” he wrote, “of two thousand miles diameter.” During his nine years as a trapper ...
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Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That ...

Shirley Christian - History - 2009 - 509 pages
Before Lewis and Clark relates the extraordinary saga of the Chouteaus, the dynastic family that guarded the gates to the West for three generations. From their St. Louis base ...
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