A brief history of our trip across the plains with ox teams in 1853 ..

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Friday the 13th. Today we crossed the Big Blue River, had to block up our wagon boxes to keep them up out of the water, got through safe, it. Journal of a trip across the plains from Missouri to Oregon and of a land trip to California, March 31 to OctoNovemberPDF.

Overview of the Collection. Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room. This morning we had a stampede of cattle in 22 CALIFORNIA, A TRIP ACROSS THE PLAINS yokes, caused by Mr.

Wicks, of O Neal s company, riding by our teams on a horse in a canter. Our road to-day, for a great portion of the way, lay over.

J Wednesday the 29th. After following the river for about 4 miles we took our final leave of the Platte River at Red Buttes.

Here we filled our kegs and watered our stock. No good water in 17 miles. 11 miles Continue reading →. Wednesday the 17th.

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5 miles from camp is a beautiful branch and good grass. Watered our stock and rolled on 3 miles farther when we reached another fine branch and plenty of grass, and another 3 miles farther. After crossing Continue reading →. ©"The"Gilder"Lehrman"Institute"of"American"History" " thatare"notoften"shotby"ordinary"marksmen."Soon"after"crossing"South"Platte"the"unwieldy".

The ox team; or, The old Oregon trail, ; an account of the author's trip across the plains, from the Missouri River to Puget Sound, at the age of twenty-two, with an ox and cow team inand of his return with an ox team in the yearat Pages: Friday the 6th.

Lost 1 ox last night, but found him again without much trouble. Commenced raining about noon and rained all night. Have not traveled any to-day. Full text of " The ox team; or, The old Oregon trail, ; an account of the author's trip across the plains, from the Missouri river to Puget sound, at the age of twenty-two, with an ox and cow team inand of his return with an ox team in the yearat the age of seventy-six; a narrative of events and descriptive.

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July 8, Friday the 8th. This morning while Nelson and one of the others were herding cattle they discovered some fragments of clothes and camping utensils, and upon examination found a gold watch and key in an old pantaloons pocket.

Across the Plains in by Catherine Sager is the story of the Sager familys trip over the Oregon Trail by wagon in Sagers first hand story was written in but never published beyond Oregon until /5.

The most honored book ever released by the University of Illinois Press, The Plains Across was the result of more than a decade's work by its author. Here, on the occasion of the th anniversary of the opening of the Oregon Trail, is a paperback reissue that includes the notes, bibliography, and illustrations contained in the cloth s: 1.

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7th Handcart Company ~ Written by C.C.A. Christensen~ Shared by David R. Gunderson Folks, While I was doing the research for the Gunderson Book, I listened to a conference commemorating the th anniversary of the ten Handcart Companies which crossed the plains during the 's. Across The Plains In Members of my own family and others have suggested—sometimes urged—that I put in writing some of the earlier experiences of my life, especially incidents connected with that long and somewhat, at that time, perilous trip “Across the Plains” in A.

Since the ox teams traveled a good deal slower than the horses all hands In the morning would get the ox teams started ahead first and of course during the day we would pass them and go on ahead and when camping time came we would have things ready for the ox teams when they arrived.

Our Captain had been across the plains before and knew just. Across the Plains in by Catherine Sager Pringle (c. ) Contents Chapter I - On the Plains in Chapter II - Waiilatpu Massacre,   She came across the plains by ox teams toUtahin It was here she became acquainted with my father Thomas Peter Peterson, as they were in the same company across the plains.

They were married soon after their arrival inSalt Lake Cityand later received their endowments inin the Endowment House inSalt Lake City. A.C. Peterson Life History Part 2. (Andersen)) conversion to the Gospel. He was born inDenmarkand was baptized by PC Jenson, so he was twenty years of age when baptized.

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After his conversion he served as a missionary inDenmarkbefore going toUtah. Now I am going to give what I can remember of our home. By Ox Team to California - A Narrative of Crossing the Plains in By: Lavinia Honeyman Porter. "We were two such precious dunces,” writes Lavinia Honeyman Porter in her autobiographical account of their journey across the plains.

“In a short time the six oxen were bought, driven to our home and turned loose in our barnyard--wild 5/5(1). Written decades after the trip it follows their experience through the Indian fighting in the ’s.

As I am one of the pioneers of Washington, in her territorial days, I will fall in line with the many who have already written, and attempt a description of our trip across the plains, and subsequent events.

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teams, supplies, clothing and equipment for our trip. We held a meeting and agreed to start again on April April 28th: We completed our purchases, finished loading up, hitched in about 12 noon and started on our journey overland.

We drove 12 miles and camped in a beautiful grove with lots of grass. We tied all the oxen and horses to the Size: KB.The publication of this book in its Pioneer Life Series carries forward one of the cherished purposes of World Book Company—to supply as a background to the study of American history interesting and authentic narratives based on the personal experiences of brave men and women who helped to push the frontier of our country across the continent.THE LONGMIRE – BILES WAGON TRAIN On the Oregon Trail First emigrant party to cross the Naches Pass A narrative by James Longmire.

I started from our home on Shawnee Prairie, Fountain County, Indiana, with my wife and our four children; Eleaine, David, Tillatha, and John, on the 6th day of March,