Upton and the Army by Stephen E. Ambrose
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Overview: This book is a biography on Emory Upton’s career from a commissioned second lieutenant in the Fifth United States Artillery to his death by suicide in 1881.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs
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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose (Author), Barrett Whitener (Narrator)
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Overview: A biography of Meriwether Lewis that relies heavily on the journals of both Lewis and Clark, this book is also backed up by the author’s personal travels along Lewis and Clark’s route to the Pacific. Ambrose is not content to simply chronicle the events of the "Corps of Discovery" as the explorers called their ventures. He often pauses to assess the military leadership of Lewis and Clark, how they negotiated with various native peoples and what they reported to Jefferson. Though the expedition failed to find Jefferson’s hoped for water route to the Pacific, it fired interest among fur traders and other Americans, changing the face of the West forever. –This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction , History, Biographies
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