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

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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.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 01/04/1997 ISBN-13: 9780803272910  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Kenneth L. Holmes was a professor of history at Western Oregon State College. He edited and compiled Covered Wagon Women, drawing on archives and private sources. Glenda Riley is a professor of history at Ball State University. Her numerous works on women in the American West include Building and Breaking Families in the American West.

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