ISBN-10: 1166411583

ISBN-13: 9781166411589

ISBN-10: 1169592155

ISBN-13: 9781169592155

James Liberty Fisk (1835 -1902) was once an officer within the Union military throughout the American Civil struggle who promoted cost of the western usa. He led 4 expeditions from Minnesota to Montana within the 1860s. as a result of Indian unrest, Fisk's moment day trip mustered in basic terms sixty two humans, and plenty of of them have been on his payroll. the crowd departed from fortress Ripley, Minnesota on June 25. An previous prospector gave Fisk a few gold nuggets to take again to President Abraham Lincoln as a gift. Fisk positioned them in an outdated valise, which fell out ignored close to Salt Lake urban at the stagecoach journey again, necessitating a seek again ninety miles to discover it.
On February 29, he offered the gold nuggets to Lincoln within the White condominium.

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