This was the setting for most of the stories and is also the largest river in the United States.
This was one of the first steamboats on which the author worked.
This was a place where boats were supposed to go past, but one boat nearly went over it.
This person chooses the direction for a steamboat.
This person has a lesser rank on board a steamboat, but is above a trainee.
This person works as a trainee on the steamboat.
This person is the head of the crew.
This was a common method of travel for those along the Mississippi during the 19th Century.
This was an area where men filled in the river to cut off large detours.
This group stole slaves and told them they would be set free.
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