History of early steamboat navigation on the Missouri River : life and adventures of Joseph La Barge, 1858–1917, Chittenden, Hiram Martin
1858–1917,Chittenden,Hiram Martin

History of early steamboat navigation on the Missouri River : life and adventures of Joseph La Barge

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“Edition limited to 950 copies”--T.p. versoPaged continuouslyVol. 2 includes indexv. 1. Ancestry of Captain La Barge — Childhood and youth — Enters the fur trade — Cholera on the “Yellowstone” — Further service at Cabanné's — Last year at Cabanné's --Captain La Barge in “Opposition” — The Missouri River — Kinds of boats used on the Missouri — Steamboat navigation on the Missouri river — The steamboat in the fur trade — Voyage of 1843 — Voyage of 1844 — Changed conditions — Incidents on the River, 1845–50 ; 1851–53 — Ice break-up of 1856 — The head of navigation reached — Fort Benton — Abraham Lincoln on the Missouri --v. 2. The Civil War — Gold in Montana — Incidents on the river, 1862–67 — La Barge again in opposition — Voyage of 1863: the Tobacco Garden Massacre — The Blackfoot annuities — Collapse of the LaBarge-Harkness opposition — Captain La Barge in Montana — Captain La Barge in Washington — The Indian of the Missouri Valley — The Army of the Missouri — The steamboat in the Indian Wars — The peace commission of 1856 — The murder of Captain Spear — The battle with the railroads — Last voyages to Benton — Declining years — Destiny of the Missouri RiverBound in cloth
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