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The Mexican War Correspondence of Richard Smith Elliott

By: Elliott, Richard Smith, Mark Gardner

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3455


292 pages, frontis, illustrations, maps. "When General Stephen Watts Kearny's Army of the West marched into Santa Fe, New Mexico, on August 18, 1846, Richard Smith Elliott, a young Missouri volunteer, was included in its ranks. In addition to Lieutenant Elliott's duties in the Laclede Rangers, he served as a regular correspondent to the St. Louis Reveille. Elliott provided readers back home with an account of the grueling march over the famous Santa Fe Trail, the tri... View more info

To The West In 1894 Travel Journal of Dr. James Douglass English

By: English, James Douglass

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society:

Seller ID: 293


98 pg. Small piece of tape with title written on upper spine else VG Journal of English's trip to Honolulu, Victoria, British Columbia, Mexico City, and places in between. View more info

On The Western Trails The Overland Diaries Of Washington Peck Edited And With Biographical Commentary by Susan M. Erb

By: Erb, Susan M., Washington Peck

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014400


296 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. American Trails Series XXII. "A cooper and farmer from Ontario, Canada, Washington Peck (1801-89) spent decades traveling across the western frontier before finally settling in Washington Territory. Peck's chronicle of his itinerant life offers fresh insight into some of the less traveled emigrant routes across the nineteenth-century West. Peck left two wagon-train diaries-published here for the first time-that log western ro... View more info

Journal Of An Expedition To The Grand Prairies Of The Missouri 1840

By: Fairholme, William, Jack B. Tykal

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur Clark Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1727


186 pages, illustrations, limited to 750 copies. Fairholme a Lieutenant of the British light infantry, recorded his account of travel from the Canadian border to Western Kansas in 1841. View more info

History Of Oregon Territory

By: Farnham, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1981

Seller ID: 1120


107 pages, map endpapers. Reprinted from the 1844 edition, Howes F49 " Vehement presentation of the superiority of America's claims to Oregon over those of England." View more info

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Mountain Scouting A Hand-Book for Officers and Soldiers On The Frontiers. Profusely Illustrated And Containing Numerous Notes On The Art Of Travel.

By: Farrow, Edward S.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: N.Y., Published By the Author: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14245


248 pages + ads, illustrations, . Farrow was an instructor of tactics at West Point, and Commanded Indian scouts in the Department of the Columbia. A "how to" hand-book for officers and soldiers on the frontier. Information on horses, equipment and supplies, how to travel in the mountains, marching, crossing rivers, the camp, mess, living off the country, tracking Indians, the trail, signs, and signals. Also a 36 page appendix on Chinook Vocabulary, Swimming exercises a... View more info

Destiny Road The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest

By: Faulk, Odie B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6286


232 pages, maps, illustrations, slight wear to jacket edges. Trail ran from Texas to San Diego. Freighting, overland mail, Civil War, travelers, cattle drives etc. View more info

A Canoe Voyage Up The Minnay Sotor With An Account Of The Lead And Copper Deposits In Wisconsin, Of The Gold Region In The Cherokee Country And Sketches Of Popular Manners

By: Featherstonhaugh, George W., William E. Lass

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Paul., Minnesota Historical Society: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2310


2 volumes, Vol. 1, 416 pages, frontis, maps, Vol. 2, 372 pages, frontis, map, very slight exterior wear, slipcase, lightly rubbed. Reprint of the 1847 edition. Account of two expeditions taken by Featherstonhaugh, the 1st in 1835 from Washing D.C to Pittsburg, Cleveland, the Great Lakes and Green Bay across Wisconsin, and up the Mississippi River to the Minnesota River. In 1837 he extended from Prairie du Chien down the Mississippi by steamboat to Missouri, then east to ... View more info

History May Be Searched in Vain A Military History of the Mormon Battalion

By: Fleek, Sherman L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2008

Seller ID: 015026


414 pages, maps, illustrations. "This volunteer unit of five companies was unique in many ways beyond its pioneer experience. Led by regular officers, including Philip St. George Cooke, it served as part of General Stephen W. Kearny's Army of the West, invading and occupying what would become New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Formed in July 1846 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the battalion marched to California, where it was discharged from federal service in July 1847,... View more info

The Personal Narrative Of James O. Pattie Of Kentucky

By: Flint, Timothy, (Pattie, James)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 1012


TITLE CONTINUED....During An Expedition From St. Louis Through The Vast Regions Between That Place And The Pacific Ocean, And Thence Back Through The City Of Mexico To Vera Cruz, During Journeyings Of Six Years In Which He And His Farther, Who Accompanied Him, Suffered Unheard Of Hardships And Dangers, Had Various Conflicts With The Indians, And Were Made Captives, In Which Captivity His Farther Died, Together With A Description Of The Country, And The Various Nations Th... View more info

Personal Narrative Of Travels In Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky; And Of A Residence In The Illinois Territory: 1817-1818

By: Fordham, Elias Pym, Ogg, Frederic Austin(editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur Clark Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1026


248 pages + ads, illustrations, green cloth. Howes F257 View more info

Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest Introduction by Donald E. Worcester

By: Foreman, Grant, Donald Worcester

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1994

Seller ID: 8872


345 pages, frontis, illustrations. "One of the best books ever written about the Southwest."--Stanley Vestal This pioneering work is about the traders, trappers, and explorers in the vast area that would become Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, Kansas, and Colorado. Foreman describes the early explorations of the French and Spanish in the Louisiana Territory and often focuses on the junction of the Verdigris, Grand, and Arkansas rivers, known as th... View more info

An Account Of The Red River In Louisiana Drawn Up From The Returns Of Messrs. Freeman And Custis In The War Office Of The United States, Who Explored The Same In The Year 1806

By: Freeman, Thomas, Peter, Custis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1984

Seller ID: 014913


74 pages, map endpapers, A reprint of the rare, 1807 printing of the third Thomas Jefferson exploration party. Freeman a surveyor, and Custis a naturalist, accompanied by a military escort, traveled up the Red River in the spring of 1806 in the vicinity of the Caddo villages where they were stopped by Spanish cavalry and forced to turn back. Wagner-Camp 6b View more info

The Overland Journals of William and Charles Frush

By: Frush, William and Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 2000

Seller ID: 014960


79 pages, Three Journals in one. The first is William Frush's overland diary detailing his trip from the Missouri to Oregon in 1850. The second by Charles Frush details his trip from The Dalles, Oregon to Fort Owen, Montana in 1858. The third also by Charles Frush is an account of his trip from Fort Owens to Fort Benton in the winter of 1858. View more info

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Army Sacrifices Or Briefs From Official Pigeon-Holes. Sketches Based on Official Records Grouped Together for the Purpose of Illustrating the Services and Experiences of the Regular Army of the United States on the Indian Frontier.

By: Fry, James B.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Van Nostrand: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5178


254 pages + ads, maroon cloth, gilt lettering, very nice copy! Graff 1458, " Contains chapters on the Fetterman Massacre, Forsyth's Fight, the Grattan Massacre, and the Canby Massacre, etc." Howes F399aa, Rader 1503 View more info

The Great North Road to the Cariboo

By: Futcher, Winnifred M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roy Wrigley Printing Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 5567


113 pages, illustrations, fold-out map, slight edge wear. View more info

The Missouri Expedition 1818 - 1820 The Journal Of Surgeon John Gale With Related Documents

By: Gale, John, Nichols Roger L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1087


145 pages, maps, illustrations. "In 1818, Colonel Smith commanded an expedition up the Missouri to near present Ft. Leavenworth Kansas, and built a camp. Indians proved very troublesome. In 1819, Colonel Heny Atkinson led an expedition up to Council Bluffs where they built Cantonment Missouri. Surgeon Gale's journal is one on the first significant Government expedition up the Missouri since Lewis and Clark." This is number 56 of The American Exploration and Trav... View more info

Western America In 1846-1847 The Original Travel Diary Of Lieutenant J. W. Abert Who Mapped New Mexico For The United States Army With Illustrations In Color From His Sketchbook

By: Galvin, John, J. W. Abert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: John Howell: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2430


116 pages, maps, illustartions, frontis, 1 of 3000 copies. Rittenhouse 3, "One of the largest and most lavish books about the Santa Fe Trail. It includes his travel diary from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe and return. Contains many comments on the SFT found in no other published Abert report." View more info

In Pursuit OF The Golden Dream Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-1857

By: Gardiner, Howard, C., Dale Morgan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stoughton, MA, Western Hemisphere Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14157


390 pages, frontis, illustrations, maps, fold-out map. California gold rush, mining, pioneers, San Francisco, etc. Oversize item. View more info

Brothers On The Santa FE And Chihuahua Trails Edward James Glasgow and William Henry Glasgow 1846-1848

By: Gardner, Mark L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Colorado, University Press of Colorado: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 824


229 pgs, maps, illustrations book and jacket in AS-New Condition Presents previously unpublished letters and journal writings of William and Edward Glasgow while on their trip from St. Louis to Santa Fe in 1846, first hand accounts of the battles of Sacramento and Santa Cruz de Rosales View more info