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Exploring with Frémont

Charles Preuss

Exploring with Frémont

the private diaries of Charles Preuss, cartographer for John C. Frémont on his first, second, and fourth expeditions to the Far West

by Charles Preuss

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frémont, John Charles, -- 1813-1890.,
  • United States -- Exploring expeditions,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated and edited by Erwin G. and Elisabeth K. Gudde.
    SeriesAmerican exploration and travel series -- no. 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF592 P713
    The Physical Object
    Pagination162p.
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21573901M


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Exploring with Frémont book John C. Frémont (Janu –J ) held a controversial and unusual place in midth century America. Called "The Pathfinder," he was hailed as a great explorer of the West.

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Frémont, in full John Charles Frémont, (born JanuSavannah, Georgia, U.S.—died JNew York, New York), American military officer and an early explorer and mapmaker of the American West, who was one of the principal figures in opening up that region to settlement and was instrumental in the U.S.

conquest and development of California. The second part was first published as a document in under title "A report on an exploration of the country lying between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains." In it was reprinted by Congress in "Report of the exploring expeditions to the Rocky Mountains in the yearand to Oregon and North California in the years ' By Brevet Capt.

J.C. Fremont". There have been. During his remarkable life, John Charles Frémont served as a senator for the newly-formed state of California, led Union troops in the Civil War, and was governor of the territory of Arizona.

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This exhibit focuses on Frémont’s Second Exploring Expedition that occurred in Many consider it to be the apex of his career. The purpose of this trip was to explore the Oregon country. Frémont and 27 handpicked men, including the explorer Kit.

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The book deals with one of the first successful expeditions to the Rocky Mountains by the US Military. The full title of book is, "Report of the Exploring Expedition of the Rocky Mountains". Written by Brevet Captain J C Fremont in The book was printed by Blair and Rives of Washington, DC.

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The first Republican presidential nominee and a less-than-stellar Union general, the Fremonts were a celebrity power couple who would be at home today with their own reality TV show.

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No Customer Reviews. Select Format. Paperback. $   FRÉMONT, John C. Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Yearand to Oregon and Northern California in the years Washington, D.

C.: Gales and Seaton, 8 o ( x mm). 21 (of 22) lithographed plates and 5 maps (two folding, the large Preuss map in pocket at back, see below). (Lacks. Inwhen a young newspaperman on the editorial staff of the New York World, I met Major Frank P. Frémont, who possessed a fragmentary collection of his parents' papers, the larger part of which had been destroyed in the burning of a a friendship with William J.

Ghent had aroused my interest in Trans-Mississippi history, I gladly embraced the opportunity of using these papers.

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John C. Frémont’s official report on the expedition he led to the Rocky Mountains reads like a great adventure story. Frémont’s father-in-law, Thomas Hart Benton, a powerful senator from Missouri and strong proponent of western expansion, was a major supporter of the expedition, whose purpose was to survey and map the Oregon Trail to.

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His second expedition—the subject of a separate book—succeeded in charting all of the way to California, mapping and confirming the Oregon Trail as the route for pioneers heading toward the : AmericaThroughTime.

John Charles Frémont or Fremont (Janu – J ) was an American military officer, explorer, and politician who became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. During the s, when he led four expeditions into the American West, that era's penny press and admiring historians accorded Frémont the sobriquet.

Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains by Fremont, John Charles. University Microfilms, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. Frémont and twenty-five men journeyed for five months exploring the land between Missouri and the Rocky Mountains. A few excerpts of journals written during that first trip show a remarkable difference between the enthusiastIc Frémont and the morose Preuss, who obviously had little respect for Fremont.

John C. Frémont led five scientific expeditions into the West between and ; three of them were for the Army Corps of Engineers. This map, based on two expeditions, accompanied a report to the U.S.

Senate. It accurately depicted large areas of the West, including locations of American Indian nations, but left blank the places unexplored by Frémont’s expeditions. We asked writer Steve Inskeep (who knows a thing or two about interviews) a few questions about his new book Imperfect Union (Penguin Press), an engaging history of the adventures of John and Jessie Frémont, who navigated both the reaches of early American empire, and the just-as-dangerous back rooms of the nation’s capital.

Lit Hub: Despite having his name on towns, rivers, Author: Literary Hub. Frémont’s subsequent book about the expedition, the Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, was so popular that numerous American and European editions quickly appeared. Frémont’s impressive record of these explorations gives an excellent, if overly flattering, idea of the courage and fortitude of he and his men (other.

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A Newer World: Kit Carson John C Fremont Between and John C. Frémont, renowned as the nineteenth century's greatest explorer, and Kit Carson, the legendary scout and Indian fighter, boldly ventured into untamed territory to fulfill America's manifest : Franklin Historical Publishing.

A series of U.S. government expeditions led by John C. Frémont between and mapped extensive areas of the West, and led to increased westward migration.

Frémont was a politically connected and controversial character who picked up the nickname "The Pathfinder" though he generally traveled trails that were already established.

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