Conquering the wilderness; or, new pictorial history of the life and times of the pioneer heroes and heroines of America. A full account of the romantic deeds, lofty achievements, and marvelous adventures of Boone, Kenton [and others] with picturesque sketches of border life, past and present, backwoods camp meetings, schools and Sunday-schools; heroic fortitude and noble deeds of the pioneer wives and mothers . . . the overland route and its horrors. . . . Brigham Young . . . and describing life and adventure on the plains and in the mining camps of today. . . .
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1p.l., v–xxxix, , 17–716p
Other editions: New York & St. Louis, 1883 CSmH, DLC, ICN, NjP, UHi, UPB, USlC; New York, 1886 ICN, USl, USlC; Chicago, 1895 UHi, USlC
Pt. 2, chapter 21: The Mormons. Chapter 22: Mountain Meadows massacre, p. 520–28
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