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Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States.
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
An adjutant general is a military chief administrative officer.
Joseph Allan Nevins (May 20, 1890 – March 5, 1971) was an American historian and journalist, known for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as Grover Cleveland, Hamilton Fish, Henry Ford, and John D. Rockefeller, as well as his public service.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American Civil War reenactment is an effort to recreate the appearance of a particular battle or other event associated with the American Civil War by hobbyists known (in the United States) as Civil War reenactors, or living historians.
American Heritage is a magazine dedicated to covering the history of the United States of America for a mainstream readership.
The American River (Río de los Americanos during the period before 1847 ruled by Mexico) is a 120-mile-long river in California that runs from the Sierra Nevada mountain range to its confluence with the Sacramento River in the Sacramento Valley.
Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.
The Appalachian Mountains (les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.
Major Archibald H. Gillespie (October 10, 1812 – August 16, 1873) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps during the Mexican-American War.
The Territory of Arizona (also known as Arizona Territory) was a territory of the United States that existed from February 24, 1863 until February 14, 1912, when the remaining extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the state of Arizona.
The Arkansas River is a major tributary of the Mississippi River.
The Army of Virginia was organized as a major unit of the Union Army and operated briefly and unsuccessfully in 1862 in the American Civil War.
The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad was a U.S. railroad that owned or operated two disjointed segments, one connecting St. Louis, Missouri with Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the other connecting Albuquerque, New Mexico with Southern California.
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York.
Étienne Provost (1785 – 3 July 1850) was a French Canadian fur trader whose trapping and trading activities in the American southwest preceded Mexican independence.
The Bancroft Library in the center of the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, is the university's primary special-collections library.
Barbershop vocal harmony, as codified during the barbershop revival era (1930s–present), is a style of a cappella close harmony, or unaccompanied vocal music, characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture.
The Battle of Belmont was fought on November 7, 1861 in Mississippi County, Missouri.
The Battle of Cross Keys was fought on June 8, 1862, in Rockingham County, Virginia, as part of Confederate Army Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War.
The Battle of La Mesa was the final battle of the California Campaign during the Mexican–American War, occurring on January 9, 1847, in present-day Vernon, California, the day after the Battle of Rio San Gabriel.
The Battle of Monterey, at Monterey, California, occurred on 7 July 1846, during the Mexican–American War.
The Battle of San Pasqual, also spelled San Pascual, was a military encounter that occurred during the Mexican–American War in what is now the San Pasqual Valley community of the city of San Diego, California.
The Battle of Wilson's Creek, also known as the Battle of Oak Hills, was the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War.
Bennet C. RileyHis name is sometimes written as Bennett, but his own correspondence uses the spelling of Bennet.
Bent's Old Fort is an 1833 fort located in Otero County in southeastern Colorado, United States.
Big Pine (formerly, Bigpine) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States.
Binford & Mort Publishing is a book publishing company located in Hillsboro, Oregon, United States.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
The Boston Navy Yard, originally called the Charlestown Navy Yard and later Boston Naval Shipyard, was one of the oldest shipbuilding facilities in the United States Navy.
The non-existent Buenaventura River, alternatively San Buenaventura River, Río Buenaventura, etc.
Comer Vann Woodward (November 13, 1908 – December 17, 1999) was a Pulitzer-prize winning American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations.
Cairo is the southernmost city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and is the county seat of Alexander County.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California Battalion (also called the first California Volunteer Militia and U.S. Mounted Rifles) was formed during the Mexican–American War (1846–1848) in present-day California, United States.
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California.
The California Republic was an unrecognized breakaway state that, for 25 days in 1846, militarily controlled an area north of San Francisco, in and around what is now Sonoma County in California.
Calycadenia fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name Frémont's western rosinweed (after John C. Frémont).
Camp Fremont was a World War I-era military base located near Palo Alto, California.
Canyon de Chelly National Monument was established on April 1, 1931, as a unit of the National Park Service.
Carson Pass is a mountain pass on the crest of the central Sierra Nevada, in the Eldorado National Forest and Alpine County, eastern California.
The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California.
The Catholic Church in the United States is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park hosting the densest and most exceptional concentration of pueblos in the American Southwest.
Chaenactis fremontii, with the common names Fremont's pincushion and desert pincushion, is a species of annual wildflower in the daisy family.
Charles Francis Adams Sr. (August 18, 1807 – November 21, 1886) was an American historical editor, writer, politician, and diplomat.
George Karl Ludwig Preuss (1803–1854), anglicized as Charles Preuss, was a surveyor and cartographer who accompanied John C. Fremont on his exploratory expeditions of the American west, including the expedition where he and Fremont were the first to record seeing Lake Tahoe from a mountaintop vantage point as they traversed what is now Carson Pass in February 1844.
Károly Zágonyi, (Szatmar, Hungary, 1826 – ?) known in the U.S as Charles Zagonyi, was a former Hungarian military officer who served in the American Civil War as an aide to John C. Frémont and commander of his bodyguard at the rank of major, effective September 19, 1861.
Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Chenopodium fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the amaranth family known by the common name Frémont's goosefoot.
Claiborne Fox Jackson (April 4, 1806 – December 6, 1862), also known as C. F. Jackson, was an American politician who was the 15th Governor of Missouri from January 3, 1861, until his deposition on July 23, 1861.
Cochetopa Pass is a mountain pass in the Rocky Mountains of south-central Colorado.
The College of Charleston (also known as CofC, The College, or Charleston) is a public sea-grant and space-grant university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States.
The Colorado River is one of the principal rivers of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Rio Grande).
The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.
A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, or in other places referred to as a historical marker or historic plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text or an image in relief, or both, to commemorate one or more persons, an event, a former use of the place, or some other thing.
A commemorative stamp is a postage stamp, often issued on a significant date such as an anniversary, to honor or commemorate a place, event, person, or object.
The Continental Divide of the Americas (also known as the Great Divide, the Continental Gulf of Division, or merely the Continental Divide) is the principal, and largely mountainous, hydrological divide of the Americas.
The U.S. Army Corps of Topographical Engineers, authorized on 4 July 1838, consisted only of officers and was used for mapping and the design and construction of federal civil works such as lighthouses and other coastal fortifications and navigational routes.
The Daguerreotype (daguerréotype) process, or daguerreotypy, was the first publicly available photographic process, and for nearly twenty years it was the one most commonly used.
Carver Dana Andrews (January 1, 1909 – December 17, 1992) was an American film actor and a major Hollywood star during the 1940s.
Death Valley Days is an American radio and television anthology series featuring true stories of the old American West, particularly the Death Valley area.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
The Department of the West, later known as the Western Department, was a major command (Department) of the United States Army during the 19th century.
Diplacus fremontii is a species of monkeyflower known by the common name Frémont's monkeyflower.
Dream West is a 1986 miniseries that aired on the CBS network in the United States, starring Richard Chamberlain, and directed by Dick Lowry The seven-hour miniseries was broken into three parts (2 hours, 2 hours, and 3 hours).
Edward Meyer Kern (October 26, 1822 or 1823 – November 25, 1863) was an American artist, topographer, and explorer of California, the Southwestern United States, and East Asia.
El Morro National Monument is located on an ancient east-west trail in western New Mexico.
Elihu Benjamin Washburne (September 23, 1816 – October 23, 1887) was an American politician and diplomat.
Elizabeth is an outer northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia.
The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
An endorheic basin (also endoreic basin or endorreic basin) (from the ἔνδον, éndon, "within" and ῥεῖν, rheîn, "to flow") is a limited drainage basin that normally retains water and allows no outflow to other external bodies of water, such as rivers or oceans, but converges instead into lakes or swamps, permanent or seasonal, that equilibrate through evaporation.
European Americans (also referred to as Euro-Americans) are Americans of European ancestry.
A feud, referred to in more extreme cases as a blood feud, vendetta, faida, beef, clan war, gang war, or private war, is a long-running argument or fight, often between social groups of people, especially families or clans.
The First Battle of Lexington, also known as the Battle of the Hemp Bales or the Siege of Lexington, was an engagement of the American Civil War.
The First Battle of Springfield or Zagonyi's Charge was a battle of the American Civil War that occurred on October 25, 1861, in Greene County, Missouri.
Florence is a Statutory City located in Fremont County, Colorado, United States.
Fort Boise is either of two different locations in the western United States, both in southwestern Idaho.
Fort Hall was a fort that was built in 1834 as a fur trading post by Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth.
Fort Leavenworth is a United States Army installation located in Leavenworth County, Kansas, immediately north of the city of Leavenworth, in the northeast part of the state.
Fort Vancouver was a 19th-century fur trading post that was the headquarters of the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, located in the Pacific Northwest.
Francis Preston Blair Jr. (February 19, 1821July 8, 1875) was an American jurist, politician and soldier.
Francisco de Haro (1792 – November 28, 1849) was the first Alcalde (mayor) of Yerba Buena (later named San Francisco) in Mexican Alta California.
The Frémont Emancipation was part of a military proclamation issued by Major General John C. Frémont (1813–1890) on August 30, 1861 in St. Louis, Missouri during the early months of the American Civil War.
Frederick Augustus Tritle (August 7, 1833 – November 18, 1906) was an American politician, businessman, and attorney.
Free love is a social movement that accepts all forms of love.
The Free Soil Party was a short-lived political party in the United States active in the 1848 and 1852 presidential elections as well as in some state elections.
The Fremont Bridge is a steel tied-arch bridge over the Willamette River located in Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Fremont Bridge is a double-leaf bascule bridge that spans the Fremont Cut in Seattle, Washington.
The Fremont Cannon (also known as the Nevada–UNLV football rivalry) is the trophy awarded to the winner of the Battle for Nevada, an American college football rivalry game played annually by the Nevada Wolf Pack football team of the University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada) and the UNLV Rebels football team of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
Fremont County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado.
Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho.
Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa.
Fremont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
The Fremont culture or Fremont people is a pre-Columbian archaeological culture which received its name from the Fremont River in the U.S. state of Utah, where the culture's sites were discovered by local indigenous peoples like the Navajo and Ute.
Fremont High School is an urban public high school located in the Fruitvale District of East Oakland, California, United States.
Fremont High School is a co-educational, public high school in Sunnyvale, California, United States.
Fremont Island, at, is an island located in Great Salt Lake in the U.S. state of Utah.
Fremont Pass is a mountain pass in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado in the United States.
Fremont Peak is in the San Francisco Peaks of northern Arizona.
Fremont Peak is a summit in the Gabilan Range, one of the mountain ranges paralleling California's central coast.
Fremont Peak) is the third highest peak in Wyoming and straddles the boundary between Fremont and Sublette counties. It is named for American explorer John C. Fremont who climbed the peak with Charles Preuss and Johnny Janisse on August 13 to August 15, 1842. Kit Carson had been with the climbing party on its first attempt at the peak, but had gone back for supplies the day Fremont and his men reached the summit. Carson is thought by some to have been the first to climb neighboring Jackson Peak. At that time, Fremont Peak was mistakenly thought to be the highest mountain in the Rocky Mountains, although there are actually over 100 higher peaks in the range. The peak is located on the Continental Divide and is the second highest peak in the remote Wind River Range after Gannett Peak. The east flank of the peak is in the Fitzpatrick Wilderness of Shoshone National Forest, while the west side is in the Bridger Wilderness of Bridger-Teton National Forest. The Upper Fremont Glacier is located on the north slopes of the mountain. Due to the remote location and difficult ascent, most mountain climbers spend a total of three to five days hiking up to the mountain, climbing to the summit and then later hiking back to their starting point.
Fremont River is long river in southeastern Utah, United States that flows from the Johnson Valley Reservoir, which is located on the Wasatch Plateau near Fish Lake, southeast through Capitol Reef National Park to the Muddy Creek near Hanksville where the two rivers combine to form the Dirty Devil River, a tributary of the Colorado River.
Fremont Street is a street in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada that is among the most famous streets in the Las Vegas Valley besides the Las Vegas Strip.
Fremont Township is a township in Winona County, Minnesota, United States.
Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) is a primary and secondary education school district located in Fremont, California, United States.
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Fremont is a town in Clark County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Fremont is a town in Fremont Township, Steuben County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.
Fremont is a city in Newaygo County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Fremont is an unincorporated community in Fremont Township, Winona County, Minnesota, United States.
Fremont is a city in Dodge County in the eastern portion of the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States.
Fremont is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States.
Fremont (formerly Lower Sandusky) is a city in and the county seat of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States, located about 40 miles from Toledo.
Fremont is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.
Fremont is a town in Steuben County, New York, United States.
Fremont is a town in Sullivan County, New York, United States.
Fremont is a census-designated place in northwestern Wayne County, Utah, United States.
Fremont is a town in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States.
Fremont is a village in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States.
The Fremont–Winema National Forest is a United States National Forest formed from the 2002 merger of the Fremont and Winema National Forests.
Fremontodendron californicum, with the common names California flannelbush, California fremontia, and flannel bush, is a flowering shrub native to diverse habitats in southwestern North America.
Fremontodendron mexicanum is a rare species of shrub in the mallow family known by the common names Mexican flannelbush, Mexican fremontia, and Southern flannelbush, that is endemic to the central Peninsular Ranges in Mexico and the United States.
French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.
A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
The Fugitive Slave Law or Fugitive Slave Act was passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slave-holding interests and Northern Free-Soilers.
The fur trade is a worldwide industry dealing in the acquisition and sale of animal fur.
Garden City is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, in the town of Hempstead.
Garrya fremontii is a species of flowering shrub known by several common names, including California fever bush, bearbrush, and Frémont's silktassel.
George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 – January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondary education both in his home state, at the national and international level.
The Georgia Historical Society (GHS), headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, is the oldest cultural institution in the state and one of the oldest historical organizations in the United States.
The Gold Medal presented by the Royal Geographical Society consists of two separate awards: the Founder's Medal 1830 and the Patron's Medal 1838.
The Governor of California is the head of government of the U.S. state of California.
The Governor of Vermont is the head of the government of the U.S. state of Vermont.
The Great Basin is the largest area of contiguous endorheic watersheds in North America.
The Great Salt Lake, located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Utah, is the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere, and the eighth-largest terminal lake in the world.
The Green River, located in the western United States, is the chief tributary of the Colorado River.
(Wade) Hampton Sides (born 1962) is an American historian, author and journalist.
Henry Hastings Sibley (February 20, 1811 – February 18, 1891) was the first Governor of the U.S. state of Minnesota and a U.S. Representative of the Minnesota Territory and the Wisconsin Territory.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.
Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath; February 16, 1812 – November 22, 1875) was the 18th Vice President of the United States (1873–75) and a Senator from Massachusetts (1855–73).
Hiland Hall (July 20, 1795 – December 18, 1885) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Governor of Vermont and a United States Representative.
The history of Santa Barbara, California, begins approximately 13,000 years ago with the arrival of the first Native Americans.
Socialism in the United States began with utopian communities in the early 19th century such as the Shakers, the activist visionary Josiah Warren and intentional communities inspired by Charles Fourier.
The Democratic Party is the oldest voter-based political party in the world and the oldest existing political party in the United States, tracing its heritage back to the anti-Federalists and the Jeffersonian Democratic-Republican Party of the 1790s.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the world's oldest extant political parties.
A howitzer is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively short barrel and the use of comparatively small propellant charges to propel projectiles over relatively high trajectories, with a steep angle of descent.
The Humboldt River runs through northern Nevada in the western United States.
Irvin McDowell (October 15, 1818 – May 4, 1885) was a career American army officer.
James Buchanan Jr. (April 23, 1791June 1, 1868) was an American politician who served as the 15th President of the United States (1857–61), serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.
James Cephas Derby (1818-1892) was an American book publisher in New York state.
James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was an American politician who served as the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849).
General James Watson Webb (February 8, 1802 – June 7, 1884) was a United States diplomat, newspaper publisher and a New York politician in the Whig and Republican parties.
Jean-Baptiste Faribault (October 19, 1775 – August 20, 1860) was a trader with the Indians and early settler in Minnesota.
Jedediah Strong Smith (January 6, 1799 – May 27, 1831), was a clerk, frontiersman, hunter, trapper, author, cartographer, and explorer of the Rocky Mountains, the North American West, and the Southwest during the early 19th century.
Jessie Ann Benton Frémont (May 31, 1824 – December 27, 1902) was an American writer and political activist.
Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was an American physician and diplomat.
John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was Secretary of the Treasury, Governor of New York and Union major general during the Civil War.
John Buchanan Floyd (June 1, 1806 – August 26, 1863) was the 31st Governor of Virginia, U.S. Secretary of War, and the Confederate general in the American Civil War who lost the crucial Battle of Fort Donelson.
John Berrien Montgomery (1794 – 25 March 1872) was an officer in the United States Navy who rose up through the ranks, serving in the War of 1812, Mexican-American War and the American Civil War, performing in various capacities including the commanding of several different vessels.
John B. Weller (February 22, 1812August 17, 1875) was the fifth governor of California from January 8, 1858 to January 9, 1860 and a congressman from Ohio, U.S. senator from California, and minister to Mexico.
John Bigelow (November 25, 1817 – December 19, 1911) was an American lawyer and statesman.
John C. Fremont Senior High School is a Title 1 co-educational public high school located in South Central, Los Angeles, California, United States.
John Drake Sloat (July 6, 1781 – November 28, 1867) was a commodore in the United States Navy who, in 1846, claimed California for the United States.
John Henry Eaton (June 18, 1790November 17, 1856) was an American politician and diplomat from Tennessee who served as U.S. Senator and as Secretary of War in the administration of Andrew Jackson.
John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.
John Philo Hoyt (October 6, 1841 – August 27, 1926) was an American politician and jurist.
John Pope (March 16, 1822 – September 23, 1892) was a career United States Army officer and Union general in the American Civil War.
Major John Pryor of Richmond, Virginia served in the Continental Army under the overall command of Gen.
John Augustus Sutter (February 23, 1803 – June 18, 1880), born Johann August Suter, was a German-born Swiss pioneer of California known for establishing Sutter's Fort in the area that would eventually become Sacramento, California, the state's capital.
John Torrey (August 15, 1796 – March 10, 1873) was an American botanist, chemist, and physician.
John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer.
José Antonio Castro (1808 – February 1860) was acting governor of Alta California in 1835.
José de los Reyes Berreyesa, also spelled Berrelleza (6 January 1785−28 June 1846), was born at Mission Santa Clara de Asís in Las Californias province of the Spanish Viceroyalty of New Spain (colonial México).
General José María Flores (1818, New Spain – 1866) was an officer in the Mexican Army and was a member of la otra banda. He was appointed Governor and Comandante General pro tem of Alta California from 1846 to 1847, and defended California against the Americans during the Mexican-American War.
Joseph Gales Jr. (June 15, 1786 – July 21, 1860) was an American journalist and the ninth mayor of Washington, D.C., from 1827 to 1830.
Joseph Nicolas Nicollet (July 24, 1786 – September 11, 1843), also known as Jean-Nicolas Nicollet, was a French geographer, astronomer, and mathematician known for mapping the Upper Mississippi River basin during the 1830s.
Joseph R. Walker (December 13, 1798 — October 27, 1876) was a mountain man and experienced scout.
Joseph Renville (1779–1846) was an interpreter, translator, Canadian soldier in the War of 1812, founder of the Columbia Fur Company, and an important figure in dealings between white men and Dakota (Sioux) Indians in Minnesota.
Juan Bautista Valentín Alvarado y Vallejo (February 14, 1809 – July 13, 1882) was a Californio and Governor of Las Californias from 1837 to 1842.
Justus McKinstry (July 6, 1814 – December 11, 1897) was a United States Army officer who served in the Second Seminole War and with merit in the Mexican–American War and in the Third Seminole War.
The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
The Kern River, originally Rio de San Felipe, later La Porciuncula, is a river in the U.S. state of California, approximately long.
Christopher Houston Carson (December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868), better known as Kit Carson, was an American frontiersman.
Kit Carson is a 1940 Western film directed by George B. Seitz and starring Jon Hall as Kit Carson, Lynn Bari as Delores Murphy, and Dana Andrews as Captain John C. Fremont.
The Klamath Lake massacre refers to the murder of at least fourteen Klamath people on the shores of Klamath Lake, now in Oregon in the United States, on 12 May 1846 by a band led by John C. Frémont and Kit Carson.
The Klamath people are a Native American tribe of the Plateau culture area in Southern Oregon and Northern California.
The Native American Party, renamed the American Party in 1855 and commonly known as the Know Nothing movement, was an American nativist political party that operated nationally in the mid-1850s.
Lake Tahoe (Washo: dáʔaw) is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
The Las Vegas Sun is one of the Las Vegas Valley's two daily newspapers.
Lasthenia fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name Frémont's goldfields (after John C. Frémont).
Layia fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name Frémont's tidytips.
Leonard Swett (August 11, 1825 – June 8, 1889) was a civil and criminal lawyer who advised and assisted Abraham Lincoln throughout the president's political career.
Leonidas Polk (April 10, 1806 – June 14, 1864) was a planter in Maury County, Tennessee, and a second cousin of President James K. Polk.
Lepidium fremontii, the desert pepperweed, is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family which is native to the southwestern United States, where it grows on sandy desert flats and the rocky slopes of nearby hills and mountains.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.
Lewis Fields Linn (November 5, 1796October 3, 1843) was a physician and politician from Missouri who represented that state in the United States Senate.
Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.
Lincoln is the capital of the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Lancaster County.
The following is a list of explorers.
The Governor of Arizona is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Arizona.
This is a list of the candidates for the offices of President of the United States and Vice President of the United States of the Republican Party of the United States.
California elects United States Senators to Class 1 and Class 3.
Lorenzo Thomas (October 26, 1804 – March 2, 1875) was a career United States Army officer who was Adjutant General of the Army at the beginning of the American Civil War.
Los Padres National Forest is a United States national forest in southern and central California.
The Louisiana Purchase (Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000 square miles or 2.14 million km²) by the United States from France in 1803.
Lycium fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the nightshade family, Solanaceae, that is native to northwestern Mexico and the southernmost mountains and deserts of California and Arizona in the United States.
Mahonia fremontii (syn. Berberis fremontii) is a species of barberry known by the common name Frémont's mahonia (after John C. Frémont).
Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.
In the United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and United States Air Force, major general is a two-star general-officer rank, with the pay grade of O-8.
Malacothamnus fremontii is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family known by the common name Frémont's bushmallow (after John C. Frémont).
In the 19th century, manifest destiny was a widely held belief in the United States that its settlers were destined to expand across North America.
Marcus Whitman (September 4, 1802 – November 29, 1847) was an American physician.
General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (4 July 1807 – 18 January 1890) was a Californio military commander, politician, and rancher.
Mariposa (formerly Agua Fria) is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Mariposa County, California, United States.
Melrose Avenue is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Los Angeles that starts at Santa Monica Boulevard, at the border between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.
Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, in the United States.
Meriwether Lewis (August 18, 1774 – October 11, 1809) was an American explorer, soldier, politician, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark.
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona.
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.
Military advisors, or combat advisors, are soldiers sent to foreign nations to aid that nation with its military training, organization, and other various military tasks.
A military discharge is given when a member of the armed forces is released from his or her obligation to serve.
Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853), the last to be a member of the Whig Party while in the White House.
Minden is an unincorporated town in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
A miniseries (or mini-series, also known as a serial in the UK) is a television program that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
The Missouri River is the longest river in North America.
The Miwok (also spelled Miwuk, Mi-Wuk, or Me-Wuk) are members of four linguistically related Native American groups indigenous to what is now Northern California, who traditionally spoke one of the Miwok languages in the Utian family.
Monterey is a city located in Monterey County in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast.
Montgomery Blair (May 10, 1813 – July 27, 1883), the son of Francis Preston Blair, elder brother of Francis Preston Blair, Jr. and cousin of B. Gratz Brown, was a politician and lawyer from Maryland.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Mosca Pass, elevation, is a mountain pass in Alamosa and Huerfano counties in the Sangre de Cristo Range in southern Colorado.
Mount Hood, called Wy'east by the Multnomah tribe, is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc of northern Oregon.
Mutiny is a criminal conspiracy among a group of people (typically members of the military or the crew of any ship, even if they are civilians) to openly oppose, change, or overthrow a lawful authority to which they are subject.
Nathaniel Lyon (July 14, 1818 – August 10, 1861) was the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War and is noted for his actions in the state of Missouri at the beginning of the conflict.
Nathaniel Prentice (or Prentiss) Banks (January 30, 1816 – September 1, 1894) was an American politician from Massachusetts and a Union general during the Civil War.
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
The Territory of New Mexico was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed (with varying boundaries) from September 9, 1850, until January 6, 1912, when the remaining extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of New Mexico, making it the longest-lived organized incorporated territory of the United States, lasting approximately 62 years.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The Notable Names Database (NNDB) is an online database of biographical details of over 40,000 people of note.
Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
The North Platte River is a major tributary of the Platte River and is approximately long, counting its many curves.
William Sherley "Old Bill" Williams (January 3, 1787 - March 14, 1849) was a noted mountain man and frontiersman.
The Old Spanish Trail (Viejo Sendero Español) is a historical trade route that connected the northern New Mexico settlements of (or near) Santa Fe, New Mexico with those of Los Angeles, California and southern California.
The Oregon Country was a predominantly American term referring to a disputed region of the Pacific Northwest of North America.
The Oregon Trail is a historic East–West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
Orville Hickman Browning (February 10, 1806 – August 10, 1881) was an attorney in Illinois and a politician who was active in the Whig and Republican Parties.
Owens Valley is the colonial name of Payahǖǖnadǖ (Numic: place of flowing water), the, now, arid valley of the Owens River in eastern California in the United States, to the east of the Sierra Nevada and west of the White Mountains and Inyo Mountains on the west edge of the Great Basin section.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
The Pacific Railroad was a railroad based in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Pacific Squadron was part of the United States Navy squadron stationed in the Pacific Ocean in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States.
The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries (France and Britain).
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Parowan is a city in and the county seat of Iron County, Utah, United States.
Pathfinder Reservoir is located in the U.S. state of Wyoming on the North Platte River between Casper and Rawlins.
Pío de Jesús Pico (May 5, 1801 – September 11, 1894) was a Californio rancher and politician, the last governor of Alta California (now the State of California) under Mexican rule.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Penny press newspapers were cheap, tabloid-style newspapers mass-produced in the United States from the 1830s onwards.
Peritonitis is inflammation of the peritoneum, the lining of the inner wall of the abdomen and cover of the abdominal organs.
Peter Lassen (October 31, 1800 – April 26, 1859) was a Danish-American rancher and prospector.
Peter Skene Ogden (alternately Skeene, Skein or Skeen), (baptised 12 February 1790 – September 27 1854) was a fur trader and a Canadian explorer of what is now British Columbia and the American West.
Phacelia fremontii (Frémont's phacelia) is a flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae native to the southwestern United States.
The Pike Expedition (July 15, 1806 – July 1, 1807) was a military party sent out by President Thomas Jefferson and authorized by the United States government to explore the south and west of the recent Louisiana Purchase.
The Platte River is a major river in the state of Nebraska and is about long.
Playford International College (formerly Fremont-Elizabeth City High School) is a high school in Elizabeth a northern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, the result of amalgamating the original three secondary schools in Elizabeth.
Polyctenium fremontii, the desert combleaf, is named both in English and Greek for its deeply lobed leaves, which almost appear to be pinnately compound.
Populus fremontii, commonly known as Fremont's cottonwood or the Alamo cottonwood, is a cottonwood (and thus a poplar) native to riparian zones of the Southwestern United States and northern through central Mexico.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
El Presidio Real de Santa Bárbara, also known as the Royal Presidio of Santa Barbara, is a former military installation in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
Prunus fremontii is a North American species of plants in the rose family, known by the common name desert apricot.
Psorothamnus fremontii, the Frémont's dalea or Frémont's indigo bush (after John C. Frémont) is a perennial legume shrub.
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.
Pyramid Lake is the geographic sink of the Truckee River Basin, northeast of Reno.
The Radical Democracy Party was an abolitionist and anti-Confederate political party in the United States.
The Radical Republicans were a faction of American politicians within the Republican Party of the United States from around 1854 (before the American Civil War) until the end of Reconstruction in 1877.
Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
George Richard Chamberlain (born March 31, 1934) is an American stage and screen actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare (1961–1966).
Richard Simmons (August 19, 1913 – January 11, 2003), known as Dick Simmons, was an American actor.
Richens Lacy (or Lacey) Wootton (1816 - 1893), often referred to as "Uncle Dick" Wootton, was an American frontiersman born in Virginia, but lived most of his life in Colorado.
The Rio Grande (or; Río Bravo del Norte, or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Colorado River).
Robert Field Stockton (August 20, 1795 – October 7, 1866) was a United States Navy commodore, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican–American War.
Robert Reed (born John Robert Rietz Jr.; October 19, 1932 – May 12, 1992) was an American actor.
The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.
The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences.
Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was the 19th President of the United States from 1877 to 1881, an American congressman, and governor of Ohio.
The Sacramento River massacre refers to the killing of several hundred Wintu people on the banks of the Sacramento River on 5 April 1846 by an expedition band led by Captain John C. Frémont of Virginia.
The Sacramento Valley is the area of the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California that lies north of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta and is drained by the Sacramento River.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
San Benito County is a county located in the Coast Range Mountains of the U.S. state of California.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
The San Francisco Peaks (Sierra de San Francisco) are a volcanic mountain range in north central Arizona, just north of Flagstaff and a remnant of the former San Francisco Mountain.
The San Joaquin Valley is the area of the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California that lies south of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta and is drained by the San Joaquin River.
The San Luis Valley is a region in south-central Colorado with a small portion overlapping into New Mexico.
San Marcos Pass (el. 2,225 ft. / 678 m) is a mountain pass in the Santa Ynez Mountains in southern California.
San Rafael ("Saint Raphael") is a city and the county seat of Marin County, California, United States.
The Sangre de Cristo Range, called the East Range locally in the San Luis Valley, is a high, rugged and narrow mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in southern Colorado in the United States, running north and south along the east side of the Rio Grande Rift.
Santa Barbara (Spanish for "Saint Barbara") is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California.
The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The Santa Ynez Mountains are a portion of the Transverse Ranges, part of the Pacific Coast Ranges of the west coast of North America.
Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California, located south-southeast of San Rafael, 4 miles (7 km) north of San Francisco.
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County.
Senecio fremontii, the dwarf mountain ragwort, is a species of the genus Senecio and family Asteraceae.
The Siege of Los Angeles was a military response by armed Californios to the occupation, which had begun August 13, 1846, by the United States Marines of the Pueblo de Los Angeles during the Mexican–American War.
The Sierra Nevada (snowy saw range) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
The Sioux also known as Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, are groups of Native American tribes and First Nations peoples in North America.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Slave Power or Slaveocracy was the perceived political power in the U.S. federal government held by slave owners during the 1840s and 1850s, prior to the Civil War.
Sleepy Hollow is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant, in Westchester County, New York.
A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.
In the 18th century and most of the 19th, a sloop-of-war in the Royal Navy was a warship with a single gun deck that carried up to eighteen guns.
A smear campaign, also referred to as a smear tactic or simply a smear, is an effort to damage or call into question someone's reputation, by propounding negative propaganda.
The Snake River is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest region in the United States.
Solomon Heydenfeldt (c. 1816 – September 15, 1890) was an American attorney who was an Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court from 1852 to 1857.
Solomon Nunes Carvalho (April 27, 1815 - May 27, 1897) was an American-born Jewish painter, photographer, author and inventor.
South Pass (elevation and) is the collective term for two mountain passes on the Continental Divide, in the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Wyoming.
Sparkill, formerly known as Tappan Sloat, is a suburban hamlet and census-designated place in the Town of Orangetown, Rockland County, New York, United States located north of Palisades; east of Tappan; south of Piermont and west of the Hudson River.
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
Stephen Watts Kearny (surname also appears as Kearney in some historic sources; August 30, 1794October 31, 1848), was one of the foremost antebellum frontier officers of the United States Army.
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) served as a Confederate general (1861–1863) during the American Civil War, and became one of the best-known Confederate commanders after General Robert E. Lee.
Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.
The Sutter Buttes massacre refers to the murder of several California Indians on the Sacramento River near Sutter Buttes in June 1846 by a militarized expeditionary band led by Captain John C. Frémont of Virginia.
Sutter's Fort was a 19th-century agricultural and trade colony in the Mexican Alta California province.
Syntrichopappus is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy or sunflower family (Asteraceae), found in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico, including Baja California.
Taos is a town in Taos County in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, incorporated in 1934.
Tehachapi Pass is a mountain pass crossing the Tehachapi Mountains in Kern County, California in the United States.
The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Thomas Hart Benton (March 14, 1782April 10, 1858), nicknamed "Old Bullion", was a United States Senator from Missouri.
Thomas Jefferson (April 13, [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809.
Thomas Oliver Larkin (September 16, 1802-October 27,1858) was an early American businessman in Alta California, and was appointed to be the United States' first and only consul to Mexican Alta California.
Toxicoscordion fremontii, known as the common star lily or Frémont's deathcamas (after John C. Frémont) or star zigadene, is an attractive wildflower found on grassy or woody slopes, or rocky outcrops, in many lower-lying regions of California, southwestern Oregon, and northern Baja California.
The Trail of Tears was a series of forced relocations of Native American peoples from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States, to areas to the west (usually west of the Mississippi River) that had been designated as Indian Territory.
The Trans-Mississippi Issue is a set of nine commemorative postage stamps issued by the United States to mark the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition held in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Treaty of Cahuenga, also called the "Capitulation of Cahuenga," ended the fighting of the Mexican–American War in Alta California in 1847.
Trenor William Park (December 8, 1823 – December 13, 1882) was an American lawyer, political figure, businessman, and philanthropist.
Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States presidential election of 1856 was the 18th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1856.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is an American public research university in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada.
The University of Nevada, Reno (also referred to as Nevada, the University of Nevada or UNR) is a public research university located in Reno, Nevada.
Upper Klamath Lake (sometimes called Klamath Lake) (Klamath: ?ews, "lake") is a large, shallow freshwater lake east of the Cascade Range in south-central Oregon in the United States.
The second USS Cyane was a sloop-of-war in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War.
USS Erie was a three-masted, wooden-hulled sloop-of-war of the United States Navy in the early 19th century.
The USS Florida (BM-9) was an ''Arkansas''-class monitor in the United States Navy.
The first USS Levant was a second-class sloop-of-war in the United States Navy.
USS Mississippi (Battleship No. 23), the lead ship of her class of battleships, was the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Mississippi.
USS Natchez was a sloop-of-war in the United States Navy built at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia in 1827.
The second USS Portsmouth was a wooden sloop-of-war in the United States Navy in service during the mid-to-late 19th century.
The second USS Savannah was a frigate in the United States Navy.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Walker Lake is a natural lake, in the Great Basin in western Nevada in the United States.
Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954.
William Brown Ide (March 28, 1796 – December 19 or 20, 1852) was a California pioneer who headed the short-lived California Republic in 1846.
William Edward Brandon (September 21, 1914 – April 11, 2002) was an American writer and historian.
William Clark (August 1, 1770 – September 1, 1838) was an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor.
William Henry Seward (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was United States Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869, and earlier served as Governor of New York and United States Senator.
William Lewis Dayton (February 17, 1807December 1, 1864) was an American politician, active first in the Whig Party and later in the Republican Party.
William McKendree Gwin (October 9, 1805 – September 3, 1885) was an American medical doctor and politician, serving in elected office in Mississippi and California.
William Winston Seaton (January 11, 1785 – June 16, 1866) was an American journalist and the thirteenth Mayor of Washington, D.C.
The Williamson River of south-central Oregon in the United States is about long.
The Wind River is the name applied to the upper reaches of the Bighorn River in Wyoming in the United States.
The Wind River Range (or "Winds" for short), is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains in western Wyoming in the United States.
Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States Army general and the unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Yosemite National Park is an American national park lying in the western Sierra Nevada of California.
Yuba City is a city in Northern California and the county seat of Sutter County, California, United States.
Zebulon Montgomery Pike (January 5, 1779 – April 27, 1813) was an American brigadier general and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado was renamed (from El Capitan).
The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
The 8th Infantry Division, ("Pathfinder") was an infantry division of the United States Army during the 20th century.
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