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The Revenant : Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River
by Philip St George Cooke


Overview - The new hit movie "The Revenant" is based on the life of American pirate, frontiersman, fur trapper, fur trader, hunter, and explorer Hugh Glass (c. 1780 - 1833) who once made his way crawling and stumbling 200 miles (320 km) to Fort Kiowa, in South Dakota, after being abandoned without supplies or weapons by fellow explorers and fur traders during General Ashley's expedition of 1823.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The new hit movie "The Revenant" is based on the life of American pirate, frontiersman, fur trapper, fur trader, hunter, and explorer Hugh Glass (c. 1780 - 1833) who once made his way crawling and stumbling 200 miles (320 km) to Fort Kiowa, in South Dakota, after being abandoned without supplies or weapons by fellow explorers and fur traders during General Ashley's expedition of 1823.

The Revenant - Some Incidents in the Life of Hugh Glass, a Hunter of the Missouri River by Philip St. George Cooke is the key historical document supporting the Glass story. It is backed up by two other eye-witness accounts included here - Hugh Glass and the Grizzly Bear by Rufus B. Sage (From "Rocky Mountain life; or, Startling scenes and perilous adventures in the far West, during an expedition of three years" by Rufus B. Sage, published in 1857) and Glass and the Bear by George Frederick Augustus Ruxton (From Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains by George Frederick Augustus Ruxton. Published in 1847).

Philip St. George Cooke (1809-1895) was a Union General and a noted figure in the US Civil War. He authored an important Army cavalry manual, and is sometimes called the "Father of the U.S. Cavalry." Rufus B. Sage (1817-1893) was an American writer, journalist and later mountain man. George Frederick Ruxton (24 July 1821 - 29 August 1848) was a was a Lieutenant in the British Army, explorer and travel writer.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781523634989
  • ISBN-10: 1523634987
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: January 2016
  • Page Count: 36
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.07 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.14 pounds


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