West From Salt Lake Diaries From The Central Overland Trail

By: Petersen, Jesse G.

Price: $27.00

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Book Condition: New


328 pages, maps. American Trails Series XXIII. "Includes excerpts from twenty-three emigrant diaries, many previously unpublished. Using Simpson's diary to trace his route, editor Jesse G. Petersen has located each campsite and shows which of Simpson's two alternative wagon roads the parties traveled. In addition to the annotated emigrant accounts, Petersen excerpts four documents by non-emigrants: two by soldiers and two by employees of the Pony Express and its predecessor."

Title: West From Salt Lake Diaries From The Central Overland Trail

Author Name: Petersen, Jesse G.

Categories: Travel & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 014321

Keywords: Simpson, overland travel, wagon trains, Utah, Pony Express, Pioneers