Oregon Trail

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 1922 - California National Historic Trail - 327 pages
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This narrative describes 23-year-old Parkman's travels west in with fellow Boston Brahmin Quincy Adams Shaw. Together they travel with settlers adventurers through the future states of of Nebraska ... Read full review

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Written in 1847, this is an eye witness account of the prairie and the natives who lived there. Unlike our romantic view of native life, this is somewhat disdainful, and yet he admires them in a way ... Read full review

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Contents

THE FRONTIER
1
BREAKING THE ICE
9
FORT LEAVENWORT
19
JUMPING OFF
23
THE BIG BLUE
33
THE PLATTE AND THE DESERT
45
THE BUFFALO
57
TAKING FRENCH LEAVE
70
THE HUNTING CAMP
181
THE TRAPPERS
202
THE BLACK HILLS
211
A MOUNTAIN HUNT
215
PASSAGE OF THE MOUNTAINS
226
THE LONELY JOURNEY
240
THE PUEBLO AND BENTS FORT
258
TETE ROUGE THE VOLUNTEER
265

SCENES AT FORT LARAMIE
84
THE WARPARTIES
97
SCENES AT THE CAMP
118
ILLLUCK
135
HUNTING INDIANS
142
THE OGILLALLAH VILLAGE
162
INDIAN ALARMS
270
THE CHASE
280
THE BUFFALO CAMP
289
DOWN THE ARKANSAS
303
THE SETTLEMENTS
318
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