December 8, 2014

Chronicling the Trail of Death: Part 31

Monday, 5 Nov. 1838 Diary of William Polke “The day was consumed in making settlements with the officers. During the afternoon a considerable number of the […]
December 5, 2014

Chronicling the Trail of Death: Part 30

Saturday, 3 Nov. 1838 Diary of William Polke “At an early hour we left our encampment at Oak Grove, and travelled until two o’clock when we […]
December 4, 2014

Chronicling the Trail of Death: Part 29

Wednesday, 31 Oct. 1838 Diary of William Polke “Left encampment this morning at half after seven o’clock—the company under Capt. Hull being attached to the emigration—and […]