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Best of Covered Wagon Women: Emigrant Girls on the Overland Trails
The diaries and letters of women on the overland trails in the mid- to late nineteenth century are treasured documents. These eleven selections drawn from the multivolume Covered Wagon Women series present the best first-person trail accounts penned by women in their teens who traveled west between 1846 and 1898. Ranging in age from eleven to nineteen, unmarried and withou ...more
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How on earth did they do it? Daily enteries of five women on journey during 1850 to California. The drugery, death "passed 16 graves today etc), presence of Indians. Seemed to get 12 - 15 miles a day. Interesting also since just traveled through the areas and kept saying "Glad I wasn't a pioneer."