Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi

By: William J. Petersen

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Massive, richly documented history of Mississippi steamboating from voyage of the "Virginia" in 1823 to about 1870. Experiments of Robert Fulton, steamboats as cargo carriers, steamboats in Indian affairs, during the Civil War, much more. Over 130 illustrations, including numerous rare 19th-century photographs and engravings, maps and other documentation. Introduction. Notes and References.

Title: Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi

Author: William J. Petersen

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $15.95

Categories: Boats & Ships,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486288447

ISBN Number 13: 9780486288444

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 640 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 288447

Description: Massive, richly documented history of Mississippi steamboating from voyage of the Virginia in 1823 to about 1870. Experiments of Robert Fulton, steamboats as cargo carriers, steamboats in Indian affairs, during the Civil War, much more. Over 130 illustrations, including numerous rare 19th-century photographs and engravings, maps and other documentation. Introduction. Notes and References.