The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life

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THE OREGON TRAIL
SKETCHES OF PRAIRIE AND ROCKY-MOUNTAIN LIFE

BY FRANCIS PARKMAN

Illustrated by Frederic Remington

BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY 1892

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface - To the Illustrated Edition vii
  • Preface - To the Fourth Edition. xi
  • Contents xv
  • List of Illustrations xvii
  • Title Page 1a
  • Introduction to the Bison Book Edition 3a
  • Editor's Preface 5a
  • Contents 9a
  • Editor's Introduction 11a
  • Chapter I - The Frontier. 1
  • Chapter II - Breaking the Ice 10
  • Chapter III - Fort Leavenworth. 25
  • Chapter IV - "Jumping Off." 29
  • Chapter V - The "Big Blue." 41
  • Chapter VI - The Platte and the Desert 55
  • Chapter VII - The Buffalo 70
  • Chapter VIII - Taking French Leave. 86
  • Chapter IX - Scenes at Fort Laramie. 104
  • Chapter X - The War Parties 121
  • Chapter XI - Scenes at the Camp. 147
  • Chapter XII - Ill-Luck. 168
  • Chapter XIII - Hunting Indians 178
  • Chapter XIV - The Ogillallah Village 204
  • Chapter XVI - The Trappers. 258
  • Chapter XVII - The Black Hills. 269
  • Chapter XVIII - A Mountain Hunt. 274
  • Chapter XIX - Passage of the Mountains. 289
  • Chapter XX - The Lonely Journey. 306
  • Chapter XXI - The Pueblo and Bent's Fort. 328
  • Chapter XXII - Tête Rouge, the Volunteer. 337
  • Chapter XXIII - Indian Alarms. 343
  • Chapter XXIV - The Chase. 356
  • Chapter XXVI - Down the Arkansas 384
  • Chapter XXVII - The Settlements. 402
  • Notes 413
  • Reference Matter 709
  • Index 730
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