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

Covered Wagon Women Volume Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails The California Trail In 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

  • Title: Covered Wagon Women, Volume 4: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1852: The California Trail
  • Author: Kenneth L. Holmes Glenda Riley
  • ISBN: 9780803272910
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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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      Published :2018-08-14T08:57:45+00:00

    1 thought on “Covered Wagon Women, Volume 4: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1852: The California Trail”

    1. ‘Covered Wagon Women’, Volume 4, is as delightful and informative to read as the previous 3 volumes. The diaries and letters of young women, both married and single, are interesting and fascinating to read. They are also rare to find in print because previous scholars concentrated on the writings of men. Lists of travelers on wagon trains frequently listed the men, while leaving all mention of the women off of the lists. As this volume, and the previous books, show, the contributions of wome [...]

    2. I never tire of reading about the western expansion, and am in awe of the women who were so brave to give up the lives they knew to make the trip. This series is letters and diary accounts, complete with the spelling du jour.

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