Covered Wagon Women, Volume 4 : Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1852: The California Trail

Covered Wagon Women, Volume 4 : Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1852: The California Trail

Description

In 1852 a record number of women helped keep the wagons rolling over the perilous western trails. The fourth volume of Covered Wagon Women is devoted to families headed for California that year. Diaries and letters of six pioneer women describe the rigors en route, trailside celebrations and tragedies, the scourge of cholera, and encounters with the Indians.


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Details

Author(s)
Glenda Riley, Kenneth L. Holmes
Format
Paperback | 303 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 16.26mm | 340g
Publication date
01 Apr 1997
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
Imprint
BISON BOOKS
Publication City/Country
Nebraska, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illus.
ISBN10
080327291X
ISBN13
9780803272910
Bestsellers rank
2,460,309