A Courier of Empire: A Story of Marcus Whitman's Ride to Save Oregon

A Courier of Empire A Story of Marcus Whitman s Ride to Save Oregon Excerpt from A Courier of Empire A Story of Marcus Whitman s Ride to Save Oregon The name of Marcus Whitman is linked inseparably with the great Northwestern region once known as Oregon comprising an

  • Title: A Courier of Empire: A Story of Marcus Whitman's Ride to Save Oregon
  • Author: John H. Whitson
  • ISBN: 9781333859282
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from A Courier of Empire A Story of Marcus Whitman s Ride to Save Oregon The name of Marcus Whitman is linked inseparably with the great Northwestern region once known as Oregon, comprising an area much greater than the state which now bears that name Whitman s ride across three thousand miles of wintry wilderness to save Oregon to the Union was one of the most rExcerpt from A Courier of Empire A Story of Marcus Whitman s Ride to Save Oregon The name of Marcus Whitman is linked inseparably with the great Northwestern region once known as Oregon, comprising an area much greater than the state which now bears that name Whitman s ride across three thousand miles of wintry wilderness to save Oregon to the Union was one of the most re markable achievements in the history of our land, though until recently comparatively unrecognized Whitman s famous ride and much of the history of his life in connection with early Oregon are here set forth In his previous book for boys, With Fremont, the Pathfinder, the author followed the career of Gen eral John C Fremont, and gave an account of the manner in which California became a part of the Union The aim of the present volume is to show, in the form of an interesting and entertaining story, how the vast region called Oregon became a part of the United States It is hoped it will meet with the favor shown the previous work.

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