Death Valley '49er Trails: Pieces of the Puzzle Come Together for the Trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party

 
9780974749402: Death Valley '49er Trails: Pieces of the Puzzle Come Together for the Trails of William L. Manly, John Rogers and the Bennett-Arcan Party

Author- B. G. Olesen '49er trails and tales; Fold out Map Subjects- Manly, William Lewis, b. 1820. Manly, William Lewis, 1820- Manly, William Lewis, 1820-1903. Trails -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- History -- 19th century. Pioneers -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Biography. Frontier and pioneer life -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Overland journeys to the Pacific. Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Description and travel. Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- History, Local. Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Biography. Contents Introduction Background The long camp The Bennett-Arcan Party moves south A portion of the Jayhawkers route The Briers' travels Manly-Rogers outbound journey to the settlements Manly-Rogers return journey to Death Valley The [Wades and the] Earharts exit Bennett-Arcan party escape route to the settlements Mr. Fish's final resting place a bed of hard rock Mr. Isham's lonely gravesite a sandy desert wash Captain Culverwell's unmarked grave The tragedy of Captain Culverwell A few place names provide unexpected insight A matter of interest The existing road The Sheldon Young log Conclusions Epilogue Site location table Map information '49ers trail maps. Published by Photophysics ISBN 10: 0974749400 ISBN 13: 9780974749402

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