The Prairie Traveler


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(4.5 stars; 10 reviews)

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) (7 hr 7 min)

Chapters

00-Preface 5:25 Read by Angel5
01-Chapter 1 Part 1 18:50 Read by Angel5
02-Chapter 1 Part 2 16:48 Read by Angel5
03-Chapter 2 Part 1 16:18 Read by Angel5
04-Chapter 2 Part 2 18:08 Read by Angel5
05-Chapter 3 27:21 Read by Angel5
06-Chapter 4 Part 1 20:05 Read by Angel5
07-Chapter 4 Part 2 22:20 Read by Angel5
08-Chapter 5 Part 1 17:06 Read by Angel5
09-Chapter 5 Part 2 30:09 Read by Angel5
10-Chapter 6 Part 1 21:40 Read by Angel5
11-Chapter 6 Part 2 34:19 Read by Angel5
12-Chapter 7 25:26 Read by Angel5
13-Itineraries I to IV 31:47 Read by Angel5
14-Itineraries V to VIII 17:32 Read by Angel5
15-Itineraries IV to XII 12:00 Read by Angel5
16-Itineraries XIII to XVI 13:24 Read by Angel5
17-Itineraries XVII to XX 34:35 Read by Angel5
18-Itineraries XXI to XXIV 16:44 Read by Angel5
19-Itineraries XXV to XXVII 21:30 Read by Angel5
20-Appendix 6:05 Read by Angel5