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JOYCE LOHSE. General William Palmer: Railroad Pioneer

JOYCE LOHSE. General William Palmer: Railroad Pioneer. Filter Press. Trade paperback, 106 pages, $8.95, filterpressbooks.com

Following the Civil War and a bold escape from prison, General William Palmer left his home in Philadelphia to travel westward to work for the railroad. After he built the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, and married a beautiful young socialite, his life through railroad wars and western expansion was full of victories and sorrows.