The Oregon Trail: The Conspiracy of Pontiac, Volume 1

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Library of America, 1991 - History - 951 pages
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User Review  - kcshankd - LibraryThing

The OT: Parkman is an excellent guide and observer, reporting on the big wild at the beginning of the end. Conspiracy: Compares poorly to the former. It seems when writing 'history', Parkman was at ... Read full review

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Great history. Parkman journeys to Oregon...he doesn't even get half-way! A faulty title but incredible scenery and personal accounts like hunting bison only for the tongue! The waste of nature that ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER PAGE I The Frontier
9
Breaking the Ice
16
Fort Leavenworth
26
Jumping Oft
29
VThe Big Blue
39
The Platte and the Desert
55
The Buffalo
67
Taking French Leave
82
Passage of the Mountains
239
The Lonely Journey
254
The Pueblo and Bents Fort
272
Tete Rouge the Volunteer
279
Indian Alarms
284
The Chase
294
Down the Arkansas
317
The Settlements
333

Scenes at Fort Laramie
96
The War Parties
110
Scenes at the Camp
130
Ill Luck
147
Hunting Indians
154
The Ogillallah Village
176
The Hunting Camp
195
The Trappers
215
The Black Hills
224
A Mountain Hunt
228
The Conspiracy of Pontiac
343
CHAPTER II
390
CHAPTER III
403
1763
621
CHAPTER XIX
640
CHAPTER XX
659
CHAPTER XXI
671
Chronology
919
Notes
936
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