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The 1853 Oregon Trail Diaries of Patterson Fletcher Luark and Michael Fleenan Luark

Edited by Howard Jablon

Edited by Kenneth R. Elkins

Maps by Hans J. Stolle


The overland trail diaries written by brothers Patterson and Michael Luark during their journey from Illinois and Indiana to Oregon Territory in 1853 are presented in a parallel format with extensive footnotes. The brothers’ entries complement each other and portray a full and rich description of their journey.



232 pages (1998)

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Weight N/A
Dimensions 6 x 9 in

Hardbound, Paperback