GREENBACKS and COPPERHEADS 1859-1869, by David Allan Comstock

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California pioneers in the turbulent 1860s. Many rushed to Virginia City's silver mines and made fortunes. They took opposing sides during the Civil War, and helped plan and build a giant transcontinental railroad to link East and West. Based on hundreds of letters, journals and newspaper accounts. (Sequel to Brides of the Gold Rush

428 pp. illus. maps; hardcover