The Prairie Traveler

Randolph B. MARCY (1812 - 1887)

Commissioned by the US War Department and written in 1859 by a decorated US Army captain, The Prairie Traveler is a complete how-to travel guide for the westward-bound pioneer. Covering topics from first aid for rattlesnake bites to how to travel 70 miles across the desert without water for one's livestock, the guide includes 28 travel itineraries with mileage and firewood availability. (Summary by Angela Rowland)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Self-Help, Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00-Preface Angel5
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Play 01 01-Chapter 1 Part 1 Angel5
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Play 02 02-Chapter 1 Part 2 Angel5
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Play 03 03-Chapter 2 Part 1 Angel5
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Play 04 04-Chapter 2 Part 2 Angel5
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Play 05 05-Chapter 3 Angel5
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Play 06 06-Chapter 4 Part 1 Angel5
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Play 07 07-Chapter 4 Part 2 Angel5
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Play 08 08-Chapter 5 Part 1 Angel5
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Play 09 09-Chapter 5 Part 2 Angel5
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Play 10 10-Chapter 6 Part 1 Angel5
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Play 11 11-Chapter 6 Part 2 Angel5
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Play 12 12-Chapter 7 Angel5
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Play 13 13-Itineraries I to IV Angel5
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Play 14 14-Itineraries V to VIII Angel5
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Play 15 15-Itineraries IV to XII Angel5
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Play 16 16-Itineraries XIII to XVI Angel5
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Play 17 17-Itineraries XVII to XX Angel5
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Play 18 18-Itineraries XXI to XXIV Angel5
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Play 19 19-Itineraries XXV to XXVII Angel5
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Play 20 20-Appendix Angel5
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