Elliott West. Custer's Trials. Three Roads to the Alamo. William C. The American West. Dee Brown. Joe Starita. David Crockett: The Lion of the West. Michael Wallis. The Oregon Trail.
David Dary. Barton H. Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey. Lillian Schlissel. Hell on Wheels. Dick Kreck. Pioneer Women. Joanna Stratton. Blood Moon. John Sedgwick. Empire of Shadows. George Black. Legends and Lies. Dale L. The Cherokee Nation: A History. Robert J. Wounded Knee.
Heather Cox Richardson. A Life Wild and Perilous. Robert M.
Jolie Anderson Gallagher. Kearny's March.
Winston Groom. Who Was Davy Crockett? Gail Herman. A History of Jonathan Alder. Larry Nelson. Scott W. Hillary Brown. Daniel J. Which Way to the Wild West?
Steve Sheinkin. Born on a Mountaintop. Bob Thompson.
Empire Express. David Haward Bain. Hidden History of Portland, Oregon. JD Chandler. Jim Bridger.
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