The fate of the corps [electronic resource] : what became of the Lewis and Clark explorers after the expedition / Larry E. Morris.
By: Morris, Larry E.Material type: TextPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 284 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 0300102658 (alk. paper); 9780300102659 (alk. paper); 9780300130249 (electronic bk.); 0300130244 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 | Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 -- Friends and associates | Clark, William, 1770-1838 | Clark, William, 1770-1838 -- Friends and associates | Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 | Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 -- Amis et relations | Clark, William, 1770-1838 | Clark, William, 1770-1838 -- Amis et relations | Lewis and Clark Expedition: 1804-1806 | Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) | Expédition Lewis et Clark (1804-1806) | Explorers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography | Explorers -- West (U.S.) | Electronic books | Explorateurs -- États-Unis (Ouest) -- Biographies | TRAVEL -- General | TRAVEL | Ontdekkingsreizigers | მოგზაურობები-- ექსპედიციები-- მკვლევარებიGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fate of the corps.DDC classification: 917.804/2 LOC classification: F592.7 | .M685 2004ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -270) and index.
Chronology -- Prologue -- "We descended with great velocity" The triumphant return of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- "All the red men are my children" Lewis and Sheheke's visit to Thomas Jefferson -- "They appeared in violent rage" Pryor and Shannon's battle with the Arikara -- "He saw the prairie behind him covered with Indians in full and rapid chase" The adventures of John Colter -- "This has not been done through malice" George Drouillard's murder trial -- "The gloomy and savage wilderness" The mysterious death of Meriwether Lewis -- "I give and recommend my soul" The deaths of George Gibson, Jean-Baptiste Lepage, and John Shields -- "A sincere and undisguised heart" George Shannon's early career -- "He must have fought in a circle on horseback" George Drouillard's death at the hands of the Blackfeet -- "Water as high as the trees" William Bratton and John Ordway and the Great Earthquake.
"She was a good and the best woman in the Fort" Sacagawea's death -- "The crisis is fast approaching" The Corps and the War of 1812 -- "We lost in all fourteen killed" John Collins and Toussaint Charbonneau among the mountain men -- "Taken with the cholera in Tennessee and died" The sad fate of York -- "Men on Lewis & Clark's trip" William Clark's accounting of Expedition members -- "Active to the last" The final decades of the Corps -- Appendix A. Members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition -- Appendix B. The death of Meriwether Lewis -- Appendix C. The Sacagawea controversy.
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