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Abert, John J., 21, 22, 23 Abolition, 49, 51, 53, 76, 78, 86 Arizona Territory, 92 Arkansas, 73 Battle of Boonville, 73 Bear flag. See California flag Bear Flag Republic, 25–26 Bear Valley (CA), 41 Benton, Ann (grandmother), 2 Benton, Elizabeth (Eliza; sister), 6, 9–10 Benton, Elizabeth Preston McDowell (mother), 1–2, 6, 10; attitude about the frontier, 2; death, 47–48; stroke, 18 Benton, Jesse (grandfather), 2 Benton, Jesse (uncle), 3 Benton, John Randolph (Ran; brother), 6, 17–18 Benton, Sarah (sister), 6, 32 Benton, Susan (sister), 6 Benton, Thomas Hart (father), 1, 6, 10, 26, 29, 32, 48, 52, 104, 105; birth and family, 2–3; death, 61; duel, 3; financial problems, 2; as lawyer, 3, 4; as newspaper editor, 4; relationship with Jessie, 18; rift with Jessie, 55–56; as senator , 1, 2, 4; statue of, 90; at university , 2 Benton Frémont, Jessie Ann. See Frémont, Jessie Ann Benton Bentons’ marriage, 1, 2, 4 Bentons’ opinion of Frémont, 5, 14, 15, 105 Black Point, California, house, 64, 65, 67 Blair, Francis Preston, 83 Blair, Frank, Jr., 83, 84–85, 85, 90 Blow, Susan, 103 Border states, 67, 77, 78 Brady, Mathew, 85 Brant, J. B., 69 Buchanan, James, 55, 56, 59, 60 California, 25–26, 32, 35–37, 38, 62, 107; formation of state government , 45–46; Frémonts’ move to, 28, 29, 30, 96; slave or free state, 53–54. See also Gold mining California Federation of Women’s Clubs, 101, 102–3 California flag, 27 Campaign songs, 57, 58 Camping trips, 42–43, 64, 93–94, 108; carriage used on, 42 Camp Jackson Affair, 70–73, 72 Canada, 54 Carson, Christopher (Kit): 16, 27, 29, 30, 81; childhood, 16, 17 Century magazine, 99 Chagres River (Panama), 32, 33, 34 Chapel Hill (NC), 2 Charleston (SC), 11, 66 Charleston College, 12 Cherry Grove (Virginia home), 1, 2 Children. See individual names 119 Index Page numbers in bold refer to illustrations or captions. Cholera, 7–8 Civil War, 67–75, 108; beginning, 66 Confederate states, 67, 68, 70, 73, 78 Copper mining, 95 Court-martial, 26–28 Crescent City (ship), 32 Davis, Jefferson, 71 Dayton, William L., 60 Defending husband. See Helping Frémont’s career Delaware, 77, 80 Democratic Party, 4, 54, 55 Department of the West. See Western Department Divorce laws of Virginia, 11 Documenting Frémont’s travels. See Frémont, Jessie Ann Benton: writing Electoral college, 60 Emancipation, 75, 76, 78–80, 106–7 Emancipation Proclamation, 78 Europe, 46, 61, 66, 91–92 Exploring the frontier, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25, 46–47; 1843 trek, 20–24, 106 Father. See Benton, Thomas Hart Fort Laramie (WY), 17, 18 Franklin (MO), 16 Free Soilers, 53, 56 Frémon, Charles (Frémont’s father), 10, 11 Frémont, Anna Beverly (daughter), 46 Frémont, Benton (son), 28, 29–30 Frémont, Elizabeth Benton (Lily; daughter), 18–19, 29, 32–37, 60, 93, 95, 102, 103, 104 Frémont, Frank Preston (son), 58, 101, 104 Frémont, Jessie Ann Benton, 1; California travels, 30–37; childhood , 4, 5, 6, 8, 9; choice of name, 2; death, 104; expecting first baby, 17; financial problems, 94–95, 101–2; fractured hip, 104; and Howitzer cannon controversy , 20–23; life in California, 39–43, 64–65; marriage, 14, 15; meeting with Lincoln, 80–84; mine incident, 62–64; newlywed , 16; part in presidential campaign, 54–59; pension, 101; relationship with father, 4–5, 8, 9, 55–56; schooling, 8–10; selfportrait , 100; talking to history class, 94; in wheelchair, 104, 106; writing for income, 92, 95, 101, 107; writing talent, 19–20, 24, 25, 28, 96 Frémont, John Charles (husband): birth, 10, 11; changed spelling of name, 12; candidacy for president , 49, 53–60, 89–91; childhood , 11; death, 97–98, 99; expelled from college, 12; first senator from California, 46; illegitimate , 11, 57; marriage, 14; meeting Jessie, 14; meeting Thomas Hart Benton, 13; memoirs , 96, 99; military management during Civil War, 74–75; military pension, 97, 101; “mountain fever,” 95; parents’ marriage, 10–11; patrons, 11–12; poor financial acumen, 45, 57, 65–66, 91–92, 95, 101, 107; relieved of military command, 86, 88–89; slavery proclamation, 76; teaching mathematics, 12; territorial governor of Arizona, 92–95 Frémont, John Charles, Jr. (Charley; son), 46, 97, 98, 101, 102, 104 Frémont, Lily (daughter). See Frémont, Elizabeth Benton French customs, 6–7 French settlers, 6 120 / INDEX Frontier...

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ISBN
9780826265074
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9780826216281
MARC Record
OCLC
1080551730
Pages
141
Launched on MUSE
2019-01-02
Language
English
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No
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