Edward Fitzgerald Beale: A Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822-1903 (Classic Reprint)

Edward Fitzgerald Beale A Pioneer in the Path of Empire Classic Reprint Excerpt from Edward Fitzgerald Beale A Pioneer in the Path of Empire Edward Fitzgerald Beale whose life is outlined in the following pages was a remarkable man of a type we shall never se

  • Title: Edward Fitzgerald Beale: A Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822-1903 (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Stephen Bonsal
  • ISBN: 9781331895404
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Edward Fitzgerald Beale A Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822 1903 Edward Fitzgerald Beale, whose life is outlined in the following pages, was a remarkable man of a type we shall never see in America again A grandson of the gallant Truxtun, Beale was born in the Navy and his early life was passed at sea However, he fought with the army at San Pasqual and whExcerpt from Edward Fitzgerald Beale A Pioneer in the Path of Empire, 1822 1903 Edward Fitzgerald Beale, whose life is outlined in the following pages, was a remarkable man of a type we shall never see in America again A grandson of the gallant Truxtun, Beale was born in the Navy and his early life was passed at sea However, he fought with the army at San Pasqual and when night fell upon that indesisive battlefield, with Kit Carson and an anonymous Indian, by a daring journey through a hostile country, he brought to Commodore Stockton in San Diego, the news of General Kearny s desperate situation Beale brought the first gold East, and was truly, in those stirring days, what his friend and fellow traveller Bayard Taylor called him, a pioneer in the path of empire Resigning from the Navy, Beale explored the desert trails and the mountain passes which led overland to the pacific, and later he surveyed the routes and built the wagon roads over which the mighty migration passed to people the new world beyond the Rockies About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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