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Utter Disaster On The Oregon Trail (The)

Utter Disaster On The Oregon Trail (The)

$16.95

Donald H. Shannon, Editor paperback, 218 pages

This book is written in the form of a 'chronicle' for an Audience who are interested in a detailed, comprehensive and orderly ...

Captive of the Cheyenne

Captive of the Cheyenne

$12.95

Russ Czaplewski
Paperback, 200 pages.

This book details the events leading up to the Plum Creek Massacre, the attack itself and Mrs. Morton's six month odreal at the hands ...

Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier

Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier

$22.95

John W. Ravage

Paperback, 221 pages

With nearly 200 never-before published photographs and accompanying text, Black Pioneers depicts the full range of African-American experience in the West and expands our ...

Massacre along the Medicine Road: A Social History of the Indian War of 1864 in Nebraska Territory

Massacre along the Medicine Road: A Social History of the Indian War of 1864 in Nebraska Territory

$22.95

Ronald Becher
paperback, 500 pages

In August 1864, Cheyenne and Sioux warriors launched a series of raids on the "road ranches" along the Oregon-California Trail in Nebraska ...

Disaster at the Colorado: Beale's Wagon Road and the First Emigrant Party

Disaster at the Colorado: Beale's Wagon Road and the First Emigrant Party

$19.95

Charles W. Baley(OCTA Member)
paperback, 216 pages

A brand new emigrant route to California: a wagon train seeking an alternative to the main California Trail, then impeded by a ...

Boise Massacre on the Oregon Trail: Attack on the Ward Party in 1854 and Massacres of 1859

Boise Massacre on the Oregon Trail: Attack on the Ward Party in 1854 and Massacres of 1859

$16.95

Donald H. Shannon 

Paperback, 287 pages

Only some half-dozen of the adverse encounters between Indians and emigrants on the Oregon and California Trails can be termed ""massacre."" The relations of the people ...

My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre

My Army Life and the Fort Phil Kearney Massacre

$16.95

Frances C. Carrington
Paperback

"Massacre" references the 1866 Indian battle with a company of US troops under Captain William Fetterman on the Wyoming plains near Fort Phil Kearny (spelled ...

Indians and Emigrants: Encounters on the Overland Trails

Indians and Emigrants: Encounters on the Overland Trails

$29.95

Michael Tate
Hardcover, 328 pages,includes B&W photos, maps.

This book points to a curious but sad enigma: Despite thousands of mutually beneficial exchanges between white and Indians between 1840 ...

Fate Worse Than Death:  Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885

$24.95

Gregory and Susan Michno
Hardback, 527 pages

A large gap in the history of the American West has been filled with these compelling stories of human suffering and survival. ...

Shoshonean Peoples and the Overland Trails:  Frontiers of the Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs

Shoshonean Peoples and the Overland Trails: Frontiers of the Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs

$39.95

Dale L. Morgan, edited by Richard L. Saunders
Hardback, 424 pages

This exciting collection of primary and secondary sources will serve as an important reminder of the significance of ...

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