Monthly Archives: November 2013

John C. Fremont

“From the ashes of his campfires have sprung cities.”
~ Jessie Benton Frémont:

John Charles Fremont (1813-1890), nicknamed “the Pathfinder” in recognition of his groundbreaking expeditions to map the American West. An amazing explorer, controversial soldier, and a failure as a Civil War general, politician, and a businessman.

Explorer John Charles Fremont

John C. Fremont

John Charles Frémont