Keywords

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

Abstract

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.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2018-9

Publisher

Overland Journal

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Church History and Doctrine

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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