By Paul Kirkman
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Winner of the 2010 Robert M. Utley Award from the Western heritage AssociationAs the fledgling state seemed west to the land past the Appalachian Mountains, it became to the military to increase and protect its nationwide pursuits. Clashing with Spain, Britain, France, Mexico, the Confederacy, and Indians during this pursuit of enlargement, the army's disasters and successes alternately not on time and hastened western migration.
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Battle of Westport, The: Missouri's Great Confederate Raid (Civil War Series) by Paul Kirkman