Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton Sides

It is possible to study history by studying the lives of certain key people in history. One of the key people in American history, at least in the history of the American West, is Kit Carson. An illiterate early pioneer, Carson was a mountain man trapper who joined the Army of the West on its 1846 invasion of Santa Fe and what became New Mexico, … Continue reading Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton Sides