Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

by Ambrose, Stephen E. Year Published: 1996 Call number 917.804 AMB

Chronicles the experiences of Meriwether Lewis, the man chosen by President Jefferson to lead a voyage from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, discusses the experiences of those who took part in the expedition, and tells of the leading political, scientific, and military figures involved in the mapping of the American West.