Collected here for the first time ever are the surviving eyewitness accounts of the Bozeman's Trail's civilian emigrants: twenty-four diaries written during the journey and nine reminiscences prepared afterward. These accounts describe life on the West's last great emigrant trail, the shortcut from the Platte River Road to the Montana goldfields, from 1863 until 1866, when the route was closed by qRed Cloud's War.q Ample introductions, extensive annotation, historical illustrations, and detailed maps enrich this oversized, two-volume compendium.36, 740b, 755a, 760a Olson, James C, 691 Omaha, Nebraska, 40, 107, 145, 165, 169, 170, 218, 246, 265, 268, 302, 303, 320, 470, 494, 578-79, 689, 692, 693, 746b, 760a; Benson Park in, 49m. 1 5; as capital of Nebraska Territory (1854-67), anbsp;...
|Title||:||Journeys to the Land of Gold|
|Author||:||Susan Badger Doyle|
|Publisher||:||Montana Historical Society - 2000|