3 edition of Conestogas and stagecoaches found in the catalog.
Conestogas and stagecoaches
Looks at the role that stagecoaches and Conestoga wagons played in carrying mail and passengers throughout America, and especially the West, during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.
|Statement||by Tim McNeese.|
|Series||Americans on the move|
|LC Classifications||HE5747 .M38 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||91024064|
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