DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life" by Francis Parkman. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
The author chronicles his 1846 exploration of the American West, describing his traveling hardships, the region's landscapes and wildlife, Mormons traveling to Utah, others emigrating to Oregon and California, the daily lives of Plains Native Americans, and the summer migration of a Native American village.
The Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. His detailed description of the journey, set against the vast majesty of the Great Plains, has emerged through the generations as a classic narrative of one man's exploration of the American Wilderness.