On the Fringe of Fame, by Elizabeth Fleming Rhodes, Bibliography

On the Fringe of Fame


LETTERS, documents, newspapers, maps, and pictures in the National Archives, Library of Congress, Alderman Library at the University of Virginia, Huntington Library, Bancroft Library at the University of California, Stanford University Library, Missouri Historical Society, Society of the Lees of Virginia, Massachusetts Historical Society, and in private collections owned by Mrs. Richard Bland Lee Fleming of Sheffield, Alabama, the late Mrs. John Washington Davidge of Washington, D.C., the late Mrs. William Fitzhugh Rust of Leesburg, Virginia, the late Mrs. J. S. L. Yost of Easton, Maryland, the late Miss Clarissa Fleming of The Plains, Virginia, the late Miss Roberta Fleming of Leesburg, Virginia, Mrs. Minor Harris of Richmond, Virginia, the late Mrs. Robert Fleming of Bethesda, Maryland, and the late Mrs. Irwin Fleming of Washington, D.C.


Adams, James, Truslow, The March of Democracy, Vol. II, New York, 1933.

Adams, John, The Works of John Adams, Vol. II, Boston, 1850.

Bakeless, John, Lewis and Clark, New York, 1947.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe, The History of California, Vol. V, San Francisco, 1886.

——, History of California, Vol. VI, San Francisco, 1888.

Berthold, Victor M., The Pioneer Steamer California, 1848–1849, Boston, 1932.

Birkhimer, William E., Historical Sketch of the Organization, Administration, Material and Tactics of the Artillery, United States Army, Washington, D.C., 1884.

Boyd, Thomas, Light Horse Harry Lee, New York, 1931.

Brooks, Van Wyck, The World of Washington Irving, New York, 1944.

Burdett, Charles, Life of Kit Carson, Philadelphia, 1869.

Carson, Kit, Kit Carson’s Autobiography, edited by Milo Milton Quaife, Chicago, 1935.

——, Kit Carson’s Own Story of His Life, edited by Blanche C. Grant, Taos, 1926.

Chittenden, Hiram Martin, The American Fur Trade of the Far West, New York, 1935.

Clarke, Dwight l., Stephen Watts Kearny, Soldier of the West, Norman, 1961.

Cleland, Robert Glass, This Reckless Breed of Men, New York, 1950.

——, From Wilderness to Empire, A History of California, 1542–1900, New York, 1954.

Cullum, George W., Register of Officers and graduates of U.S. Military Academy, 1850.

——, Register of the Officers and Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy, Vol. I (1802–1840), New York, 1868.

Culverwell, Albert, Stronghold in the Yakima Country, the Story of Fort Simcoe, 1856–59, Olympia, Wash., 1856.

Dawson, Henry B., Battles of the United States by Sea and Land, Vol. II, New York, 1858.

Drum, Brigadier Gen. Richard C., Generals-in-Chief and Senior Officers of the Army, 1775–1889, Washington, 1889.

Duffies, R. L., The Santa Fe Trail, New York, 1930.

Dupuy, R. Ernest, Where They Have Trod, The West Point Tradition in American Life, New York, 1940.

Freeman, Douglas Southall, R. E. Lee, New York, 1934.

Fremont, John Charles, Memoirs of My Life, Chicago, 1887.

Ganoe, William Addleman, The History of the United States Army, New York, 1942.

Gardner, Charles K., A Dictionary of the Army of the United States, New York, 1853.

Goetzman, William H., Army Exploration in the American West, 1803–1863, New Haven, 1959.

Gordon, William A., A Compilation of Registers of the Army of the United States from 1815–1837, Washington, 1837.

Gregg, Josiah, Commerce of the Prairies, New York, 1844, Vol. I, also Dallas, 1933.

Hafen, Le Roy R. and Ghent, W. J., Broken Hand, The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Men, Denver, 1931.

Hamersly, Thomas H. S., Complete Regular Army Register of the U.S. for One Hundred years, 1779–1879, Washington, 1881.

Heitman, Francis B., Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Washington, 1903.

Hendrick, Burton J., The Lees of Virginia, Boston, 1935.

Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Geneology , Vol. II, 1938.

Hoffman, Charles R., A Winter in the West, Vol. I, New York, 1835.

Honig, Louis O., James Bridger, Kansas City, 1951.

Huidekoper, Fdereric Louis, The Military Unpreparedness of the United States, New York, 1915.

Irving, Washington, The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, Chicago, 1843.

James, Marquis, Andrew Jackson, Portrait of a President, New York, 1937.

——, The Life of Andrew Jackson, New York, 1938.

Kemble, John Kaskell, The Panama Route, 1848–1869, Berkeley, 1943.

Latrobe, Charles J., The Rambler in North America, London, 1835.

Lavender, David, Bent’s Fort, New York, 1954.

——, The Big Divide, New York, 1948.

——, Land of Giants, The Drive to the Pacific Northwest, 1750–1950, New York, 1958.

Lee, Cazenove Gardner, Jr., Lee Chronicle, Studies of the Early Generations of the Lees of Virginia, New York, 1957.

Lee, Edmund Jennings, M.D., Lee of Virginia, 1642–1892, Philadelphia, 1895.

Lewis, Lloyd, Captain Sam Grant, Boston, 1950.

Lewis, Oscar, Sea Routes to the Gold Fields, New York, 1949.

MacMullen, Jerry, Paddle-Wheel Days in California, Stanford University, 1946.

Madison, James, Letters of James Madison, 1816–1828, Vol. III, Philadelphia, 1867.

Marine, William M., The British Invasion of Maryland, Baltimore, 1913.

Morison, Samuel Eliot and Commager, Henry Steele, The Growth of the American Republic, New York, 1950.

Nevins, Allen, Fremont, Pathmarker of the West, New York, 1939.

Ornsby, Waterman L., The Butterfield Overland Mail, edited by Lyle H. Write and Josephine M. Bynum, San Marino, 1955.

Peters, DeWitt, C. M. D., The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, New York, 1859.

Pomphret, John E., editor, California Gold Rush Voyages, 1848–1849, San Marino, 1954.

Porter, Clyde and Mae Reed; Hafen, Le Roy R., Ruxton of the Rockies, Norman, Oklahoma, 1950.

Powell, Col. William H., List of Officers of the Army of the United States from 1779–1900, New York, 1900.

Reeves, Ira Louis, Military Education in the United States, Burlington, 1914.

Rodebough, Theo. F. and Haskin, William L., The Army of the United States, New York, 1896.

Ruxton, George Frederick, Wild Life in the Rocky Mountains, New York, 1916.

Sabin, Edwin L., Kit Carson Days, Chicago, 1914.

Sherman, Gen. W. T., Memoirs of Gen. W. T. Sherman, New York, 1891.

Sprague, John T., The Origin, Progress and Conclusion of the Florida War, New York, 1848.

Stewart, Sir William George Drummond, Edward Warren, London, 1854.

Strait, Newton A., Alphabetical List of Battles, 1754–1900, Washington, 1900.

Taylor, Bayard, Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, New York, 1850.

Templeman, Eleanor Lee, Arlington Heritage, 1959.

Thwaites, Beuben Gold, Early Western Travels, 1748–1846, Cleveland, 1905.

Vestal, Stanley, Jim Bridger, Mountain Man, New York, 1946.

Ward, William, List of Cadets Admitted into the United States Military Academy, West Point N.Y. from its Origin till Sept. 1, 1886, Washington, 1887.

Williams, T. Harry, P. G. T. Beauregard, Napolean in Gray, Baton Rouge, 1955.

Wiltsee, Ernest A., The Truth About Fremont, An Inquiry, San Francisco, 1936.

The Army Register of the United States, Philadelphia, 1815.

Biographical Dictionary of the American Congress, 1774–1949, U.S. Government, 1950.

Dictionary of American Biography, edited by Dumas Malone, New York, 1933.

Missouri, sponsored by Missouri State Highway Department, New York, 1954.

Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts, Vol. II, Salem, 1901.


Father Claudius Antony, “Kit Carson Catholic,” New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. X.

Beers, Henry Putney, “Military Protection of the Sante Fe Trail to 1843,” New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. XII.

Black, Anson S., “Meetings of the Soceity,” (Address by Col. L. H. Bash on life of Gen P. Smith), California Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. VI, 1927.

Boyd, Mark F., “The Seminole War, Its Background and Onset,” Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 30, 1951.

Cobb, Samuel E., “The Florida Militia and the Affair at Withlacoochee,” Florida Historical Society, Vol. XIX, 1940.

Hill, Joseph J., “Antoine Robidoux, Kingpin on the Colorado River Fur Trade, 1824–1844,” Colorado Magazine, Vol. VII, 1930.

Montague, Ludwell Lee, “Richard Lee the Emigrant,” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 62, 1954.

Perrine, Fred S., “Military Escorts on the Santa Fe Trail,” The New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. II, 1928.

Reagon, Albert B., “Forts Robidoux and Kit Carson in Northeastern Utah,” New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. X, 1935.

Rehkopf, Charles F., “The Beginnings of the Episcopal Church in Missouri, 1819–1844,” Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, Vol. XI.

Waldo, William, “Recollections of a Septuagenarian,” Missouri Historical Society Glimpses of the Past, Vol. I, 1938.

Walter, Paul A. F., “The First Civil Governor of New Mexico under the Stars and Stripes,” New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. VIII.

Williams, Helen Devault, “Social Life in St. Louis from 1840–1860,” Missouri Historical Review, Vol. XXXI.

Wyman, Walter D., “Bull Wacking,” New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. VII.

——, “The Military Phase of Santa Fe Freighting, 1846–1865,” Kansas Historical Quarterly, Vol. I, 1932.

“Missouri Cookery,” Bulletin of the Missouri Historical Society, Vol. III.

“Original Records of the Phi Beta Kappa Society,” William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. IV, 1896.

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