Frémont, Pathmarker of the West

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Contents
PAGE
PREFACEvii
CHAPTER
I. CHARLESTON BOYHOOD1
II. An EXPLORER'S TRAINING19
III. FIRST VIEW OF THE GREAT WEST29
IV. WASHINGTON COURTSHIP46
V. A RUNAWAY MARRIAGE60
VI. THE STAKES OF THE WEST72
VII. THE FIRST EXPEDITION89
VIII. SOUTH PASS AND FRÉMONT'S PEAK104
IX. THE FIRST REPORT116
X. THE SECOND EXPEDITION: OUTWARD BOUND127
XI. OVER THE WINTER SIERRAS147
XII. SUTTER'S FORT AND CALIFORNIA161
XIII. HOMEWARD OVER THE ROCKIES175
XIV. WASHINGTON EXPANSIONISTS AND THE FAR WEST190
XV. THE THIRD EXPEDITION206
XVI. A CLASH WITH CALIFORNIANS217
XVII. THE MESSAGE FROM GILLESPIE234
XVIII. THE BEAR FLAG OUTBREAK253
XIX. THE CALIFORNIA BATTALION287
XX. THE QUARREL WITH KEARNY305
XXI. A FAMOUS COURT-MARTIAL327
XXII STARVATION AND CANNIBALISM343

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • I- Charleston Boyhood 1
  • II- An Explorer''s Training 19
  • III- First View of the Great West 29
  • IV- Washington Courtship 46
  • V- A Runaway Marriage 60
  • Vl the Stakes of the West 72
  • VII- The First Expedition 89
  • IX- The First Report 116
  • X- The Second Expedition- Outward Bound 127
  • XI- Over the Winter Sierras 147
  • Xll Sutter''s Fort and California 161
  • Xlll Homeward over the Rockies 175
  • XIV- Washington Expansionists and the Far West 190
  • XV- The Third Expedition 206
  • XVI- A Clash with Californians 217
  • XVII- The Message from Gillespie 234
  • XVIII- The Bear Flag Outbreak 253
  • XIX- The California Battalion 287
  • XX- The Quarrel with Kearny 305
  • XXI- A Famous Court-Martial 327
  • XXII- Starvation and Cannibalism 343
  • XXIII- Golconda and the Senate 373
  • XXIV- Managing the Mariposas 393
  • XXV- The Fifth Expedition 408
  • XXVI- The Republican Nomination 421
  • XXVII- The Campaign of 1856 439
  • XXVIII- New Mariposa Troubles 459
  • XXIX- Civil War in the West 473
  • XXX- Frémont vs. Blair and Lincoln 503
  • XXXI- The End of the "Hundred Days" 529
  • XXXII- The Mountain Department 550
  • XXXIII 564
  • XXXIV- A Financial Debacle 583
  • XXXV- Poverty and Labor 602
  • XXXVI- Character and Fame 612
  • XXXVII - Some New Light on Frémont 623
  • Appendix I- Frémont''s Children 663
  • Bibliographical Note 671
  • Index 675
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