The Oregon Trail - Francis Parkman

The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman

Book Summary

This is the classic account of Francis Parkmans rugged trip over the eastern part of the Oregon Trail with his cousin Quincy Adams Shaw in the spring and summer of 1846. They left St. Louis by steamboat and traveled on horseback, in company with guides and occasionally other travelers. They encountered storms and buffalo hunts, meeting Indians, soldiers, sportsmen, and em

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