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BEHOLD THE SHINING MOUNTAINS TABLE OF CONTENTS

Behold The Shining Mountains, our high action nonfiction American History book (1830-1836), features William Sublette, famous Mountain Men, Missionaries and Monopolists. Behold weaves their true stories into a fiery tapestry throughout 57 chapters.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter or Data

Chronology

Page

 

 

 

 

 

Prologue

1830 to 1836

I

 

Acknowledgment

 

A

 

Map of Fur Country of Far West

 

 

1

A God Forsaken Place To Die

Spring 1831

1

 

Map of New York in 1830

 

 

2

By Grace of God And A Mountain Man

May 1831

11

3

Mexican Stand Off

Summer 1831

16

4

A Truly Modern Place

Fall 1831

22

5

Coming To Grips With Respectability

Fall 1831

30

6

Your Own Waterloo

Early 1832

36

7

Rendezvous At Pierre's Hole

Summer 1832

42

8

Wheeler's Savior?

Summer 1832

50

9

Battle of Pierre's Hole

Summer 1832

54

10

Wounds In The Back

Summer-1832

61

11

Mysteries Of The Blackfoot Mind

Early Fall 1832

65

12

A Different Kind Of War

Fall 1832

68

13

The Prisoner Of Prattsburg

October 1832

74

14

The Time, The Terms, The Terrain

October 1832

79

 

Map of Eastern U. S. in 1830

 

 

15

Quest For The War Chest

December 1832

84

16

Hitting Where It Hurts

Winter 1832-33

90

17

Burned Alive On The Upper Missouri

Spring 1833

96

18

Blood Moon Over Rendezvous

Summer 1833

100

19

Vile Luck Of Wolf Camp

Summer 1833

109

20

Posting The Upper Missouri

Late July 1833

114

21

A Gentleman's Agreement

Summer 1833

115

22

A Grand Milestone

August 1833

121

23

Corn Liquor, Medals and Politics

Fall 1833

123

24

Battles In The East

Winter 1833-34

131

25

Speak For Yourself, Jane

Spring 1834

139

26

Fur Company Funerals

April 1834

144

27

Hell Bent For Rendezvous

Spring 1834

148

28

Devil Take The Hindmost

May 1834

155

29

First Outfit At Rendezvous

Spring 1834

164

30

Death Of Rocky Mountain Fur Co.

Summer 1834

170

31

Changing Faces Of Rendezvous

Summer 1834

176

32

The American Board's Decision

Summer 1834

182

33

The Birth Of Fort Hall

Summer 1834

185

34

The Silk Hat And The Missionaries

Fall 1834

192

35

Reverend Parker On The Rampage

Winter 1834-35

199

36

A Matter For The Sublettes

February 1835

205

37

some Kind Of Proposal

February 1835

210

38

Bitterest Of Men

Spring 1835

217

39

The Goths And The Gospel

Spring 1835

219

40

The Bellevue Calamity

June 1835

226

41

Hero To Hound Dog

Summer 1835

230

42

Frontier Doctor's Lot

Summer 1835

237

43

Rendezvous On The Green

Summer 1835

245

44

Heartache And A Dearborn Wagon

Summer 1835

251

45

Back To Civilization

Fall 1835

254

46

The Leg of Freedom

Fall 1835

258

47

Mercurial Mission

Winter 1835-36

263

48

In Heathen Lands To Dwell?

February 1836

269

49

Bellering Spring

Spring 1836

274

50

Haunted Honeymoon

Spring 1836

277

51

The Miracle

Spring 1836

281

52

Behold The Shining Mountains

Summer 1836

292

53

South Pass And Onward

Summer 1836

298

54

Bacchanalian Ritual

Summer 1836

302

55

The Odyssey

Fall 1836

306

56

Respectability

Fall 1836

314

57

Place Of The Rye Grass

December 1836

319

 

223 Volume Bibliography

 

323

 

Index of Persons [Identifying Data]

 

328

 

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