It Happened on the Santa Fe Trail (It Happened In Series)

It Happened on the Santa Fe Trail (It Happened In Series)

by Stephen Glassman

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True Tales from the Santa Fe TrailFrom Jedediah Smith’s final fight to an unlikely flash flood in the desert, It Happened on the Santa Fe Trail gives readers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from one of America’s most historically important trails, the artery that opened the Southwest to settlement. Find out how Colonel Kit Carson survived the Battle of Adobe Walls. Discover how a famous mountain man became an unlikely millionaire. And read all about how a railroad traded a lifetime of social security for a right of way!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762745739
Publisher: TwoDot
Publication date: 07/01/2008
Series: It Happened In Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.92(w) x 5.96(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Steve Glassman is the author or editor of about 10 published books, including two novels and a travel narrative following in the footsteps of the man who discovered the civilization of the ancient Maya, John Lloyd Stephens. Many of his books are about Florida, several of which key on crime fiction. He has been nominated for an Edgar Alan Poe Award and was a Fulbright scholar/lecturer in Belize. He has twice been president of the Florida College English Association. He teaches humanities and communication at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach.

Table of Contents

(1) The Last Conquistador on the Santa Fe Trail (2) Nathan Boone Discovers a Salt Spring (3) The Spanish Governor of New Mexico Locks Up an Aristocrat (4) Captain William Becknell Can't Find the Comanche (5) Getting the Better of the White Man Again'and Again (6) The Cimarron Desert Claims a Hero (7) Old Bill Williams Makes the Trade of His Life (8) Francis Parkman Visits Westport (9) Lewis Garrard and Fort Mann (10) A Sappington Family Dinner (11) A Winter Crossing of the Prairie (12) Satank Shoots a Peacock Off the Roof (13) A Night Ride on the Santa Fe Trail (14) Major Wynkoop and the Sand Creek Massacre (15) Kit Carson and the Battle of Adobe Walls (16) Colonel Chivington and the Sand Creek Massacre (17) Franz Huning's Lost Train (18) Fossil Creek Station (19) Lucien Maxwell, Mountain-Man Millionaire (20) Bat and the Tenderfoot (21) Battle of Adobe Walls II (22) The "Uncle Dick" Chuffs into Santa Fe, Almost (23) Parkerville, Kansas Celebrates the Fourth (24) Point of Rocks (25) Union Station Massacre (26) Santa Fe's La Fonda (27) The Final Chapter: "The Santa Fe Trail Lives On."

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