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TRAILS OF THE WHITE SAVAGES TABLE OF CONTENTS

  Trails Of The White Savages, our high action American History book (1813-1836), features Scotch-Irish Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, Kit Carson, David Crockett, Joseph Walker and Ewing Young. Discover the Old Spanish Trail, the Santa Fe Trail and the California Emigrant Trail. Join 326 real people and 25 Indian Tribes in Trails' 55 chapters.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Chronology

Page

 

Contents [ Maps & Portraits]

 

A

 

Acknowledgment

 

C

 

Foreword

 

D

 

Prologue - Vital Background

432 A.D. - 1813

1

1

Pistol Balls, Blood And Fury

September 1813

6

2

Will The Walker Boys Fight?

December 1813

13

3

Firing Squad For A Boy

Winter 1813 - March 1814

19

4

Heroes Of Horseshoe Bend

Spring 1814

30

5

Fortunes Of War

May 1814 - February 1815

37

6

Seeking The Promised Land

Spring 1815 - Summer 1816

50

7

Land Eaters And The Seminoles

Fall 1816 - Spring 1818

59

8

The Florida Wars

Spring 1818 - March 1819

67

9

Missouri's Osage Ground

Summer 1819 - Spring 1820

77

10

Opening The Santa Fe Trail

Fall 1820 - January 1822

85

11

The Nashville Railroad

Spring 1822

92

12

Wagons To Santa Fe

Spring 1822 - Fall 1823

94

13

Legend Of The Gun

Fall 1823 - Winter 1824

103

14

The Skinning

February 1824 - February 1825

111

15

The Lost Road

March 1825 - October 1825

119

16

New Beginnings

Fall 1825 - Fall 1826

127

17

Power

Fall 1826 - Summer 1827

131

18

Sheriff Joe Walker

Summer - Fall 1827

142

19

The Old Spanish Trail

Fall 1827 - Spring 1828

147

20

The Cost Of Victory

Summer - Winter 1828

155

21

The Price Of Freedom

Winter 1828 - 1829

165

22

Magnificent Disaster

January - April 1829

169

23

Cavalry To The Rescue

April - August 1829

176

24

On The Trail Of Legends

August - December 1829

181

25

Sheriff Walker's Last Case

December 1829

187

26

Suicide For Christmas

December 1829

193

27

White Shadow

January - May 1830

196

28

California Paradise

May - September 1830

204

29

The Beaver Mine

September - December 1830

211

30

Wolfskill's Old Spanish Trail

Fall 1830 - Winter 1831

215

31

Escape From Fort Gibson

February 1831

223

32

Kit Carson's Gold

Spring 1831

229

33

Chilton's Crockett Puppet

Spring - Summer 1831

231

34

Bonneville's Quest

Spring - Summer 1831

235

35

The Houston Redemption

Summer - Fall 1831

244

36

California Bound

Fall 1831

247

37

The Thinnest Veneer

Winter 1831 - 1832

249

38

California Cash Crops

Spring 1832

255

39

Free Upon The Plains

Spring - Fall 1832

258

40

Turmoil Over Texas

Fall - Winter 1832

264

41

Blackfeet And Blizzards

Winter 1832 - Summer 1833

267

42

Revelation At Rendezvous

July 1833

270

 

 

 

 

43

Probing Desert Mysteries

July - September 1833

273

44

Decisive Blow At Battle Lakes

Fall 1833

281

45

Ice, Wonders And Skyfire

Late Fall 1833

285

46

Alta California

Winter 1833 - 1834

289

47

Bonneville And The Nez Percé

February 1834

296

48

California Emigrant Trail

February - July 1834

299

49

Oregon's Unlikeliest Horsethieves

Summer - Winter 1834

303

50

Trouble At The Top

January - August 1835

306

51

The Cause Of Texas

Summer - Winter 1835

309

52

Texas Warlords

Winter 1835 - 1836

314

53

Darkest Day In Texas

Winter - Spring 1836

317

54

Toe Hold In Oregon

Spring 1836

323

55

Texas Transcends

Spring - Fall 1836

326

 

Epilogue - The Final Tally

1813 - 1836 +

332

 

Bibliography - 169 References

 

335

 

Text Index - Persons & Places with

Identifying Data - 9,046 Words

338

 

Book Order Form - For 3 Books by

These Authors

346

INDEX TO 16 PINPOINT ACTION MAPS*

 

*See Page 2 on use of "Country" before land is a territory or state

2

1

Alabama Battles of the Creek War in 1814

30

2

Walkers Migrate to Missouri

77

3

Santa Fe Trail - Mountain Route

85

4

Santa Fe Trail - Cimarron Route

94

5

Old Spanish Trail - Pattie's Route 1827-1828

147

6

Old Spanish Trail - Ewing Young's Route 1829

181

7

Ewing Young in Central California 1830

204

8

Old Spanish Trail - Wolfskill's Route 1830-1831

215

9

Fort Gibson & Fort Smith in 1831

223

10

Captain Bonneville's 1832 Expedition

258

11

Joseph Walker's 1833 Expedition

273

12

Walker's 1833 Paiute Battle

281

13

Walker's 1833 California Trip-Sierra Nevadas to San Joaquin River

285

14

Walker's Opening of the California Emigrant Trail - 1834

299

15

Ewing Young in Oregon

303

16

Battles That Made Texas a Nation

309

DIRECTORY FOR 11 ANCIENT [BLACK & WHITE] PORTRAITS

 

General Andrew Jackson - Age 46

6

 

Colonel John Coffee - Without His Usual Beard

7

 

Miniature of Rachel Jackson

10

 

Earliest Known Portrait of Sam Houston

26

 

Young David Crockett

41

 

John H. Eaton

55

 

Andrew Jackson Donelson

56

 

Joseph Rutherford Walker by Alfred Jacob Miller

142

 

Sam Houston : Cherokee 1830

196

 

William Wolfskill

215

 

Michel Sylvestre Cerré

249

 

 

 

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