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Published by SynergEbooks in Davenport .
Written in English


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ISBN 100744306922
OCLC/WorldCa53157630

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ACROSS THE PLAINS IN THE DONNER PARTY (). A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF THE OVERLAND TRIP TO CALIFORNIA. WAS a child when we started to California, yet I remember the journey well and I have cause to remember it, as our little band of emigrants who drove out of Springfield, Illinois, that spring morning of have since been known in history as the "Ill-fated Donner party" of . Across the Plains in the Donner Party, by Virginia Reed Murphy, narrated by Colleen Delan, produced by Listen and Live Audio and downloaded from rolf-luettecke.com This was a very short book, probably originally an article, only an hour in length, which told the story of one family in the Donner party/5. Across the Plains in the Donner Party book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “The only narrative published by a survivor of /5. Get this from a library! Across the plains in the Donner Party. [Virginia Reed Murphy; James Frazier Reed; Karen Zeinert] -- In the winter of , the Donner party became snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountains on their way to California. Virginia Reed, a .

The Donner Party (sometimes called the Donner–Reed Party) was a group of American pioneers who migrated to California in a wagon train from the Midwest. Delayed by a series of mishaps, they spent the winter of –47 snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Across The Plains In The Donner Party by Virginia Reed Murphy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at rolf-luettecke.com Jan 01,  · Across the Plains in the Donner Party audiobook, by Virginia Reed Murphy The Donner story, in which 83 pioneers were snowbound in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California in , is a prime example of the hardship faced on the road rolf-luettecke.com story of the Donner Party is very much the story of James F. Reed’s family, not simply because the Reeds were prominent members. In , James Reed's stepdaughter, Virginia, who was by then Mrs. J. M. Murphy, was asked by Century magazine to write an article about her experiences in the Donner party. Her story, “Across the Plains in the Donner Party,” is the most complete record written by a member of the party, and it is the foundation for the text that follows;.

Across the Plains in the Donner Party by Karen Zeinert. Read online, or download in secure PDF format This tragic story of Virginia Reed’s journey west is told through her memoirs of the twelve years old girl, with supplementary accounts based on her father's letters and the diary of another traveller. Get this from a library! Across the plains in the Donner Party. [Virginia Reed Murphy]. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Across the Plains in the Donner Party: by Virginia R. Murphy (, Paperback) at the . Across the Plains in the Donner Party. By: The book is NOT about the Donner party, but about the Reed family that set out with them. The Donner party was a couple of days ahead of the Reeds and did not stay with them when they were stranded during the winter. If you are looking for tales of cannibalism, you won't find them here.