American Civil War, Overland Trail, Oregon Trail, Snake River, Platte Valley, Salt Lake City, Utah, military escort, Walla Walla, Washington, Nebraska Territory, Oregon Territory, emigrant road expedition, U.S. Army, quartermaster, Medorem Crawford
An 1862 report of Capt. Medorem Crawford, U.S. Army, Assistant Quartermaster. An account of a military-accompanied emigrant road expedition from Omaha, Nebraska Territory to Portland, Oregon. Includes insights into Civil War conditions on the Overland Trail.
Original Publication Citation
Kenneth L. Alford, “Captain Medorem Crawford’s 1862 Military Escort Emigration Report,” Overland Journal 36, no. 2 (Summer 2018), 73–76.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Alford, Kenneth L. Ph.D., "Captain Medorem Crawford’s 1862 Military Escort Emigration Report" (2018). All Faculty Publications. 2238.
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