Prairie Traveler


Originally published in 1859, The 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. At the time he wrote the book, Randolph B. Marcy was a captain in the US Army. Because he was an excellent writer and had spent most of his military career in the American West, Marcy was asked by the War Department to write this guide. 288 pages.

  • By Randolph B. Marcy
  • Paper
  • Trim size: 4.75" x 7"
  • ISBN: 978-0918222893
  • Made in the United States
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