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prairie traveler

Randolph Barnes Marcy

prairie traveler

a hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the prinicipal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific

by Randolph Barnes Marcy

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Published by Harper & Bros. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Randolph B. Marcy, captain, U.S. Army.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsJoseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF593 .M31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination340 p., [2] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL271279M
      LC Control Numberrc 01001230

      The Prairie Traveler by Randolph B. Marcy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com Filled with helpful information that was essential for safe travel west as well as a fascinating view of the strenuous life faced by prairie travelers before the era of the railroad. The Prairie Traveler () by Randolph MarcyPages:

      Streams often sink in light and porous sand, and sometimes make their appearance again lower down, where the bed is more tenacious; but it is a rule with prairie travelers, in searching for water in a sandy country, to ascend the streams, and the nearer their sources are approached the more water will be found in a dry season. Sep 01,  · This was the indispensable handbook for American pioneers traveling west in the mid 19th century. Commissioned and published by the U.S. government and written in a straightforward and helpful voice by U.S. Army officer Randolph Barnes Marcy (), it offers all the useful and necessary advice overland travelers to the far West needed to ensure a safe journey. the different .

      the prairie traveler. a hand book for overland expeditions. with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the mississippi and the pacific. by. randolph b. marcy, captain u. s. army. published by authority of the war department. new york: harper & . Randolph Barnes Marcy’s most popular book is The Prairie Traveler. Randolph Barnes Marcy has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Randolph Barnes Marcy’s most popular book is The Prairie Traveler. Randolph Barnes Marcy has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Randolph Barnes Marcy’s most popular book is The Prairie Traveler.


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Nov 07,  · One of the most practical and popular guides to the settlement of the West was Randolph B. Marcy's THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER, published in Marcy had graduated from West Point inand by he had extensive experience in the West as a U.S. Army officer/5(11). Aug 20,  · Prairie Traveler: A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions, With Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific (Classic Reprint) Paperback – October 12, by Randolph B.

Marcy (Author)5/5(1). Jan 24,  · The prairie traveler: A hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Cited by: The Prairie Traveler was written by Randolph B.

Marcy, Captain US Army for the use of settlers as they crossed the Great Plains in the middle of the 19th century/5.

Nov 21,  · In brief, this little book, written for the 'prairie traveler' by a man who'd 'been there and done that' is entertaining, fascinating, and informative.

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by randolph b. marcy, captain u. army. published by authority of the war department. new york: harper &. prairie traveler. a hand-book for overland expeditions. with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the mississippi and the pacific.

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It highlights Brand: Griffin Classic Books. THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER. A HAND-BOOK FOR OVERLAND sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com MAPS, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND ITINERARIES OF THE PRINCIPAL ROUTES BETWEEN THE MISSISSIPPI AND THE PACIFIC.

BY RANDOLPH B. MARCY, CAPTAIN U. ARMY. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF THE WAR DEPARTMENT. Jan 14,  · The prairie traveler. A hand-book for overland expeditions by Marcy, Randolph Barnes, [from old catalog]Pages: Randolph Marcy wrote this text for fellow travelers wanting to brave the wilderness of North America, at a time when the western reaches of the continent were barely sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com: Skyhorse.

Originally published inThe Prairie Traveler became the principal manual for westward-bound pioneers. Filled with helpful information that was essential for safe passage west, today the book is a fascinating view of the strenuous and hazardous life faced by prairie travelers.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Oct 17,  · The Prairie Traveler: A Hand-book for Overland Expeditions by Randolph Barnes Marcy. The Prairie Traveler: A Hand-book for Overland Expeditions, with Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific American culture series Library of American civilization Volume of Plains and Rockies Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America.

The Prairie Traveler A Hand-Book For Overland Expeditions With Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Marcy, Randolph B Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, N.Y.

Published by the U.S. Government inthe Prairie Traveler quickly became an indispensable guide for the thousands of Americans wanting to reach California, Oregon, Utah, and other destinations.

Based on his own extensive experience as a pioneer, the book provided authoritative advice about reconnaissance, fieldcraft, provisions and healthcare, that would save many lives on these perilous Battles/wars: Black Hawk War, Mexican–American.

The first and finest handbook for travelers of the Old American West. First published inThe Prairie Traveler was the indispensable book for looking to follow the American dream, pull up stakes, head into the wilderness of the frontier, and build a new life out West.

With the official blessing of the US War Department, Randolph Marcy, a captain in the US Army, published The Prairie Released on: August 05, Along with a good rifle and a sturdy horse, this guide, The Prairie Traveler, was an essential companion for any westward-bound pioneer of the nineteenth century.

Its author, Captain Randolph B. Marcy of the U.S. Army, spent most of his military career in the West. At the invitation Author: Randolph B Marcy.The prairie traveler: a hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific.