Pioneering the West

Pioneering the West

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by Howard Egan (Lee Nelson)
     
 

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In a world where encounters with death were a daily occurrence, Howard Egan not only survived - he conquered. This book, written in his own words, preserves the pioneer spirit, the thrilling experiences, the danger, the tragedy, and the struggle of frontier life.

Orphaned at a young age, Howard Egan immigrated

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In a world where encounters with death were a daily occurrence, Howard Egan not only survived - he conquered. This book, written in his own words, preserves the pioneer spirit, the thrilling experiences, the danger, the tragedy, and the struggle of frontier life.

Orphaned at a young age, Howard Egan immigrated to the United States and was later baptized a Mormon in 1842. He was one of the first pioneers to enter the Salt Lake Valley, a messenger in the Mormon Battalion, an explorer during the early days of Utah and California, and the superintendent of overland mail during a time when Indians sought to kill white men at every turn. He was a man who did not fear to take justice into his own hands - a trait that nearly made him a notorious outlaw, but instead made him a legend.

A startling glimpse into the life of a colorful Mormon frontiersman, Pioneering the West is an eyewitness account of some of the most exciting days of the Old West.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599556116
Publisher:
Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
7 MB

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Pioneering the West 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We have this book at our house and it is great (5stars definetly)
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