WorldCat Identities

Ingersoll, Chester 1789-1849

Works: 1 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 285 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: F592, 917.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Chester Ingersoll
Overland to California in 1847 : letters written en route to California, west from Independence, Missouri, to the editor of the Joliet signal by Chester Ingersoll( Book )

13 editions published between 1847 and 1970 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These letters, which Chester Ingersoll sent to the Joliet Signal, cover Ingersoll's overland trip to California. He includes many details about the journey including miles traveled each day, road and weather conditions, difficulties with the animals, the interaction with other travelers, the various historic sites along the trail, the equipment needed for the journey, and the Sioux Indians which he met at Fort Laramie. These typescripts are the copies edited by Douglas C. McMurtrie for publication in 1937
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