Jim Bridger
by J. Cecil Alter
Part Number: BOOK-JB-2
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In 1822 Jim Bridger saw a notice in the Missouri Republican that read “The subscriber wishes to engage one hundred young men to ascend the Missouri River to its source, to be employed there." Based on the 1925 biography, a wealth of new facts and corrections are included. Soft bound, 358 pages, illustrations and maps.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1 Boyhood Memories
  • Chapter 2 Historical Detour
  • Chapter 3 Up the Missouri
  • Chapter 4 The Indian Country
  • Chapter 5 Blackfeet Defeat Trappers
  • Chapter 6 Arikaras Attack Ashley
  • Chapter 7 Army Aids Ashley
  • Chapter 8 Into the Wilderness
  • Chapter 9 A Famous Bear Story
  • Chapter 10 The Beaver Wonderland
  • Chapter 11 Hostile Weather
  • Chapter 12 Discovering Great Salt Lake
  • Chapter 13 Battle of Ogden Hole
  • Chapter 14 Ashley's First Rendezvous
  • Chapter 15 Bridger's Travels
  • Chapter 16 Indian Medicine Man
  • Chapter 17 "Smith, Jackson, and Sublette"
  • Chapter 18 Bear Lake Rendezvous, 1827
  • Chapter 19 Ogden Notices Americans
  • Chapter 20 Bear Lake Rendezvous, 1828
  • Chapter 21 First Wagons West
  • Chapter 22 Bridger Becomes Partner
  • Chapter 23 Battle of Pierre's Hole
  • Chapter 24 Vanderburgh's Death
  • Chapter 25 Trappers' Amours
  • Chapter 26 Green River Rendezvous, 1833
  • Chapter 27 Green River Rendezvous, 1834
  • Chapter 28 Green River Rendezvous, 1835
  • Chapter 29 Green River Rendezvous, 1836
  • Chapter 30 A Winter on Yellowstone River
  • Chapter 31 Green River Rendezvous, 1837
  • Chapter 32 The Smallpox Scare
  • Chapter 33 Bridger Breaks Bread
  • Chapter 34 Father De Smet Goes West
  • Chapter 35 Fraeb Is Killed
  • Chapter 36 Bridger Meets Fremont
  • Chapter 37 Fort Bridger Appears
  • Chapter 38 Emigrants at Fort Bridger
  • Chapter 39 The Mormon Pioneers
  • Chapter 40 The Forty-Niners
  • Chapter 41 Laramie Peace Council, 1851
  • Chapter 42 Fort Bridger Taken
  • Chapter 43 Bridger Guides Gore
  • Chapter 44 The Utah War
  • Chapter 45 Sale of Fort Bridger
  • Chapter 46 Guiding Captain Raynolds
  • Chapter 47 Raynolds Is Snowbound
  • Chapter 48 Guiding Colonel Collins
  • Chapter 49 Guide to Montana Mines
  • Chapter 50 Powder River Expedition, 1865
  • Chapter 51 Powder River Campaign, 1866
  • Chapter 52 Powder River's Flaming Finals
  • Chapter 53 Bridger's Declining Years
  • Bibliography
  • Index


ISBN: 0-8061-1509-2
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