Kit Carson Days, 1809-1868, Vol 1: Adventures in the Path of Empire, Volume 1 (Revised Edition)

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"A standard source book, rich in details of trapping, hunting, caravans, and Indians."-Stanley Vestal, The Booklover's Southwest. "Unquestionably one of the finest landmark works of Western Americana ever published."-Council Fires. Volume 1 of Kit Carson Days shows Carson running away from his Missouri home at age fifteen in 1826. He joins a caravan headed toward Santa Fe and in the coming years shuttles between poverty and prosperity as a wrangler, teamster, and trapper. He lives all over the unplotted West, helping to ...

Kit Carson Days, 1809-1868, Vol 1: Adventures in the Path of Empire, Volume 1 (Revised Edition) 1995, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803292376

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