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Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners.

Merrill J. Mattes

Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners.

by Merrill J. Mattes

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Published by Rocky Mountain Nature Association in Estes Park, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Laramie (Wyo.),
  • Wyoming.
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- Wyoming.,
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • Water quality management.,
    • Fort Laramie (Wyo.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      ContributionsRocky Mountain Nature Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF769.F6 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6065913M
      LC Control Number50002656
      OCLC/WorldCa4166525

      This beautifully illustrated official government publication published by the U.S. National Park Service tells the story of Fort Laramie between and and its importance as a trade center and military post. Also includes a concise bibliographic essay. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fort Laramie and the Pageant of the West, by Francis Marion Young and LeRoy R. Hafen (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).

      Fort Laramie book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. He’s ready for marriage. has found grants and worked with the park service and his university to have a group of students travel and live at Fort Laramie, wear period costumes, and do live demonstrations and teach visitors what life would have been like in /5.   Fort Laramie is an important part of Wyoming's early history during European settlement. The fort served many purposes over the years it operated. Exploring the .

      LeRoy R. Hafen (–) was a professor of history at Brigham Young University. He and his wife, Ann W. Hafen (–), edited Journals of Forty-Niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles and are the authors of Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, –, both available in Bison Books editions.   Author of The great Platte River road, Indians, infants and infantry, Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners, Scotts Bluff, Scotts Bluff National Monument (), Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska, The Pony Express, Jackson Hole, crossroads of the western fur trade,


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Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners by Merrill J. Mattes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Here, at Fort Laramie National Monument, administered by the National Park Service, lie the impressive remains of a military post which, for over forty years, represented the might of the United States Government on the Great Plains frontier.

Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners. Foreword. We consider it a privilege to sponsor the publication of this booklet. Appearance of it at this time marks the one hundredth anniversary of the California Gold Rush and the coincidental founding of the famous military post of Fort Laramie.

It is intended to memorialize the men—soldiers, traders. OCLC Number: Description: 36 pages illustrations 23 cm: Contents: Illustrations: The ruined structures of old Fort Laramie breathe the spirit of the forty-niners and of the old West / C.E.

Humberger, --Ground plan of Fort Laramie in --Contemporary sketch of a scene familiar to the Forty-Niners, showing an emigrant train fording the Laramie River --General plan of Fort. Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners A remarkable on-the-spot photograph of soldiers drilling on the parade ground, in the 's, after Fort Laramie had passed the peak of its military usefulness.

Courtesy Wyoming Historical Department. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners Item Preview remove-circle Fort Laramie (Wyo.: Fort)--History, Historic Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners.

book, Overland journeys to the Pacific, Wyoming--History, Military. From the initial founding of Fort Laramie as a trading post in by fur trappers William Sublette and Robert Campbell, to the demise as a military outpost inthe reader is chronologically taken along on these fifty-six years as to the importance of this western safe by: 1.

Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners Contemporary sketch of Fort Laramie inmade by an unknown artist, possibly William Tappan, who accompanied the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen under Colonel Loring.

Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners. Mattes, Merrill J. Rocky Mountain Nature Association. Published by Rocky Mountain Nature Association, Estes Park, Colo.

Paul L. Hedren is a retired National Park Service superintendent residing in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the author of Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War and Great Sioux War Orders of Battle: How the United States Army Waged War on the Northern Plains, –/5(1).

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by Thom Whalen Kindle $ $ 4. THE FORTY-NINERS CHAPTER I SPANISH DAYS by way of Fort Laramie and South Pass. Beyond Fort Hall the Oregon Trail and the trail for California divided. Book of Mormon, with its definite sort of mysticism, appealed strongly.

The promises of a new Zion were concrete; the power was centralized, so. Fort Laramie and the Forty-Niners Contemporary sketch of a scene familiar to the Forty-Niners, showing an emigrant train fording the Laramie River.

This is the work of an artist who accompanied the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen under Colonel Loring. Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier: Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (National Park Service Handbook) [Lavender, David, S/N ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier: Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (National Park Service Handbook)5/5(1). The story of Fort Laramie comes alive in this very detailed history of Fort Laramie produced by the National Park Service.

From its early days when it was known as Ft. William and then Ft. John and used by fur trappers to its acquisition by the United States military to protect the trails and communication routes used by pioneers and commerce/5(8). Fort Laramie and the Pageant of the West, by LeRoy R.

Hafen, Mormons, forty-niners, and homeseekers. As more wagons rolled west and the Pony Express came through, the need for protection increased; inFort Laramie was converted from a trapper's post into a military fort.

Before the middle of the century the Fort Brand: UNP - Nebraska Paperback. Fort Laramie evolved into an organizational hub and chief supply center for the U.S. Army in its campaigns against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War focuses on a crucial year in the history of the fort, /5.

Douglas C. McChristian (–) was a research historian for the National Park Service and a former National Park Service field historian at Fort Davis and Fort Laramie National Historic Sites and at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National is the author of numerous books, including Fort Bowie, Arizona: Combat Post of the Southwest, – and Fort Laramie:.

Documenting a series of conflicts between white American settlers and the Native American population in the region, this book tells of the treaty that established the Sioux reservation. With a balanced sensitivity to both the ambitions of the settlers and the concerns of the Native Americans, the book provides a close look at American territorial expansion during the mid-nineteenth century.

Fort Laramie (founded as Fort William and known for a while as Fort John) was a significant 19th-century trading post, diplomatic site, and military installation located at the confluence of the Laramie and the North Platte rivers.

They joined in the upper Platte River Valley in the eastern part of the U.S. state of fort was founded as a private trading post in the s to service Location: Goshen County, Wyoming, USA.

FORT LARAMIE. Fort Laramie opened with "Specially transcribed tales of the dark and tragic ground of the wild frontier. The saga of fighting men who rode the rim of empire and the dramatic story of Lee Quince, Captain of Cavalry".

When Norman Macdonnell created Fort Laramie in latehe made it clear to his writers that historical accuracy was essential to the integrity of the series. Then it was a vital supply center and rest stop for a tide of emigrants--missionaries, Mormons, forty-niners, and homeseekers.

As more wagons rolled west and the Pony Express came through, the need for protection increased; inFort Laramie was converted from a trapper's post into a military fort.To the wearied traveler, Fort Laramie was the last bastion of shelter in the American West.I can almost imagine those brave souls and their last forlorn glance back at the fort before it disappeared out of view to the east, or those searching for fortune in as they passed through on their way to the gold fields of the Black Hills.Founded in on the high plains of present-day eastern Wyoming, Fort Laramie evolved into an organizational hub and chief supply center for the U.S.

Army in its campaigns against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War focuses on a crucial year in the history of the fort, That was the year of General George Crook's Big Horn, Yellowstone, and Powder River 5/5(1).