A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City Journalist's 1873 Railroad Trip Across the American West

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In 1873, Amos Jay Cummings, a decorated Civil War veteran and New York "Sun" journalist, set out on a westward journey aboard the newly completed transcontinental railroad. Collected in this volume for the first time are Cummings' portraits of a land and its assortment of characters unlike anything back East.

A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City Journalist's 1873 Railroad Trip Across the American West 2008, University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO

ISBN-13: 9780870819261

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