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Oregon Trail stories : true accounts of life in a covered wagon.

Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : TwoDot, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Travel along the Oregon Trail with the pioneers who dared to "face the elephant" as they moved west in search of a new life. Compiled from the trail diaries and memoirs that document this momentous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Sources
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 076273082X 9780762730827
OCLC Number: 53090929
Description: x, 144 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Scenes and incidents of a party of Oregon emigrants, 1842 --
Across the plains in 1843 --
From the letters of Narcissa Whitman, 1844 --
On the plains in 1844 --
Reminiscences of a trip across the plains in '45 --
Crossing the plains in 1846 --
Sketch of hardships endured by those who crossed the plains in '46 --
The diary of Patrick Breen, one of the Donner party, November 1846 to March 1847 --
From the Book of reminiscences, California Society of Pioneers, 1849 --
Letter written on the trail to California, 1849 --
Iowa to the "land of gold," 1852 --
Memoirs of travel, 1852 --
A letter from Martha S. Read to Lorinda Shelton, 1852 --
Interesting story of his experience in hunting buffaloe coming across the plains, 1853 --
Crossing the plains in 1853 --
Rules of the road, 1865 --
The equipment, supplies, and method of traveling.
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