A Volcano Beneath the Snow: John Brown's War Against Slavery

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Finally, the music of the frontier Mormon settlers has been captured on a double CD of 1997 by the Beehive Band entitled Hymns, Songs and Fiddle Tunes of the Mormon Pioneers which contains some concertina playing. The Railroad Act of 1862 put government support behind the transcontinental railroad and helped create the Union Pacific Railroad (see entry 588), which subsequently joined with the Central Pacific at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869, and signaled the linking of the continent.

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