The Road to Oregon: A Chronicle of the Great Emigrant Trail

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THE ROAD TO OREGON
A Chronicle of the Great Emigrant Trail

by W. J. GHENT

With 32 illustrations and a map

LONGMANS, GREEN AND CO.

LONDON NEW YORK TORONTO

1929

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction vii
  • Contents xiii
  • List of Illustrations xv
  • Chapter I - The Pathmakers 1
  • Chapter II - Missionaries Lead the Way 25
  • Chapter III - The First Caravans 48
  • Chapter IV - The Great Emigration 68
  • Chapter V - Rising and Falling Tide. 81
  • Chapter VI - With the Wagons to the Pacific 97
  • Chapter VII - Where the Trail, Rain 121
  • Chapter VIII - The Gold Rush 149
  • Chapter IX - The Factious Fifties 163
  • Chapter X - The Stage-Coach Era 193
  • Chapter XI - Red Man and White 213
  • Chapter XII - Decline of the Trail 234
  • Appendix - Monuments and Markers 249
  • Notes and Additions 255
  • Index 265
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