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Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation eAndarly 19th centuries Reading this book while vacationing in Glacier National Park and other areas of Montana and Idaho added to my xperience Interesting BiographyThis is an interesting story Considering the time it was written I feel the author did a good job of writing is an interesting story Considering the time it was written I feel the author did a good job of writing Very good use of the English language Just a bit boreing A daily journal written by 24 year old Sarah Raymond Herndon while her family was part of a wagon train headed out west in 1865 The journey took four months from start to finishFor a primary source from 1865 I was surprised at how asy it was to read this Super Generations and Collective Memory easy to understand and visualize Sarah has an obvious love of nature and weather and of her horse Dick She was surprisingly positive throughout thentire journey and it truly seems like she njoyed very day riding and camping on the trail There are only a few accounts of tragedy on this journey I xpected to hear in the way of very hard circumstances Excellent read for those interest This is one of three books I read for a class

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of Here the westward xpansion Of all 3 books I liked this one the best It s an authentic diary of a woman on a wagon train in 1865 I appreciated Sarah s appreciation of the beauty of Nature as she traveled as well as her descriptions of personalities along the way What surprised me is how relatively uneventful the four month journey was She was a strong young woman who was independent and calm I Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America enjoyed the book Was it awesome No But I m still glad I read it Days on the Road is a rare first hand account written by a plucky pious young girlmigrating across the great wild American plains from Missouri to the foundling West during the last stages of the civil war Much of that stretch was Injun country in 1865 and the threat of being scalped was very real with countless fresh tales and graves along the way to underline the risksStill despite her tender years Herndon has her faith to draw courage from and before the convoy moves out she shows scorn for those too afraid to make the journey with her God can and will take care of us on the plains as anywhere He is leading us through unknown paths We can trust him Heaven is as near one place as another A simple sweet natured narrator her heart aches at the sight of suffering such as captive Confederate soldiers miles from their families and when a gifted guitarist refuses to play for the company she muses If I was gifted with a talent with which I could give pleasure to people I would certainly do so whenever opportunity was afforded I would be glad to promote the happiness and dispel as much sorrow as possible in this sorrowful world Still it s just this sweet uality that prohibits any thrills or Grit That May Have Enlivened that may have God's Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Christian School enlivened account Herndon must have seen and heard a lot than she is willing to write but her youth and prudery keeps it off the page She is not impressed with some of the Becky Sharp type women she meets along the way and when she finally meets the noble red man the Indian fails to interest her as he had no feather beads nor blankets and was as ugly as sin There are fatalities along the way but not from thexpected source Illness ravages the Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) emigrants at various times as they suffer from malnutrition and the dust and heat of the relentless plains The only gun shot wound is self inflicted a Mr Milburn being tragically killed when a shot gun sitting on a wagon discharges when the wheels hit a rutMr Milburn was a Presbyterians which was not Herndon s faith To her the death was just an accident but in a particularly touching diaryntry she reveals how she can understand the comfort in believing that nothing ver happens without providence approval and foreknowledge that it will happen in just that way For that moment and one or two others Days on the Road was worth a readBut if like me you are xpecting an insightful look into an incredible journey where you can feel the prairie wind and taste the chewing tobacco forget it A nice little diary Short but a perspective of crossing from Missouri to the west that is uniue The author Sarah leave. T this work may contain missing or blurred pages poor pictures rrant marks tc Scholars believe and we concur that this work is important nough to be preserved reproduced and made generally available to the public We appreciate your support of the preservation process and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevan. ,

I m a pretty big history buff so when I found this book while sorting through books at a thrift store I was volunteering at I was super xcited When I FINALLY SAT DOWN TO READ IT sat down to read it was not disappointed Some might find it boring but I was intrigued at how Sarah saw life on the road She seems to Fragments enjoy as much of it as she can Her optimistic attitude shines outven when tragedy happens on her journey 511865 Sarah Raymond Herndon 24 Dick Cash Mr Kerfoot Mrs Kerfoot Neelie Cornelia Sittie Henrietta Sim Buford Ezra Frank Winthrop Emma Delia were in the wagon train 5121865 it was Brother Hillhouse birthdayThe funeral services for Mr Milburn were held at the Presbyterian Church He was buried shortly after Other loaded down wagon trains would come join then go their own ways So far there had been no problems with the Indians 741865 at Fremont s Orchard the Lathan s Ferry was takenNext stop the La Porte corral in the Black HillsAt Rock Creek the Indians had killed several travelers Dr Fletcher Walker s stepbrother is in love with Ms SallieHosstetter was arrested for Frasier s murder taken to Port Bridger for trialFor some the final destination Virginia CityOthers will move on branch out I did not receive any type of compensation for reading reviewing this book While I receive free books from publishers authors I am under no obligation to write a positive review Only an honest one A very awesome book cover great font writing style A very well written Civil War ra journal book It very awesome book cover great font writing style A very well written Civil War ra journal book It very asy for me to readfollow from startfinish never a dull moment There were no grammartypo rrors nor any repetitive or out of line seuence sentences Lots of xciting scenarios with several twiststurns a great set of uniue characters to keep track of This could also make another great Civil War ra movie or better yet a mini TV series A very asy rating of 5 stars Thank you for the free author EBookDaily Enhanced Media Publishing Digital Services LLC book Tony Parsons MSW Washburn This first person account tells the story of Sarah Raymond Herndon crossing the plains in 1865 Sarah her mother and brothers decided to leave war stricken Missouri for the west in hopes of improving their circumstances Sarah was twenty four years old when her family began the long trek which would lead them to Virginia City Montana a mining town She was well ducated and kept a diary with a clear account of what happened on the four month journeySarah viewed life through the lens of a strong Christian whose beliefs reflect those of the mid nineteenth century faithful Through this lens we see her appreciation for the beauty of God s creation and her great compassion for her fellow travelers Also in the pages of the book is Sarah s love of riding her pony Dick her care And Nurturing Of Those Who Fall Sick nurturing of those who fall sick her admirable love and loyalty for her friendsSo many of Sarah s stories reveal details and One Ticket To Texas events one would scarcely imagine Two weeks into the journey one of the men in the wagon train is shot and killed accidently by a gun that was believed to be inoperable The funeral was held at a local Presbyterian Church and Sarah has this to say about the Presbyterian faith of the mid nineteenth century What a precious what a comforting satisfying faith the Presbyterian faith must be According to their belief one never dies nothingver happens without God s providence approval and foreknowledge that it will happen in just that way I wish I could accept such a faith and believe it but I cannot I do not believe it was ordained that Mr Milburn should die in that way and at that time I believe it was an accident that might have been prevented by the most trivial circumstance The laws of nature are inexorable If a bullet is shot into a vital part of the body it kills When the wagon train progressed to the area of Fort Kearney in south central Nebraska it passed the graves of leven men that were killed the previous August by the Indians Fourteen people made up the party of twelve men and two women who were wives of two of the men When one of the men was away fetching water from a creek. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it This work was reproduced from the original artifact and remains as true to the original work as possible Therefore you will see the original copyright references library stamps as most of these works have been housed in ou. The other leven men were killed and the two women were taken hostage The remaining man reported the incident to a nearby station Soldiers pursued the Indians and rescued the women
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of the had seen her husband killed and was insane She died a short time later The other woman was the wife of the man who had been at the creek That couple was from St Joseph MissouriExcitement could crop up in the blink of an Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronomy eye Mr Morrison s team ran away one afternoon after being frightened by an ant hill The ant hill was the size of a chicken house Several men were nearby and caught up with the runaways stopping them just as the front wheels went over the bank of a river Sarah says Mrs Morrison did not scream or try to jump out nor did she allow any of her four children to do so Instead she acted like the sensible woman that she is Sarah was a keen observer of the beauty along the way and did her best to put it into words Here is a glimpse of what she saw on July 18 The masses of fleecy white clouds with the brightness of the morning sun shining upon them as they floated around and over the top of the mountain made anver changing beauteous panorama that I cannot describe As the clouds rose higher and higher they seemed to mass over the top of the mountain as in benediction glittering in the sunshine until they seemed to melt away Neelie one of Sarah s dear friends on the move west came down with mountain fever Rocky Mountain spotted fever is caused by ticks which introduce bacteria Nowadays it is asily treated if the treatment begins soon after the symptoms appear fever headaches aching muscles rash Sarah wondered what caused the fever and whether it was contagious an indication of how little was known at that time Sadly Neelie died three weeks before the nd of Sarah s journeyAbout two weeks before the Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader end of the journey one of the Raymonds oxen became poisoned by a weed he ate Sarah s brothers tried to treat the animal to no avail Sarah and her mother put on their big aprons and began their work to save Joe They melted a uart of lard and put it in a long necked bottle They cut up a lot of fat bacon into strips and took a bucket of cold water When they got to Joe they put the bottle of lard in his mouth to pour it down his throat Sarah put her hand way down Joe s throat so he would swallow the strips of bacon fat Then they poured water on his nose which was burning hot The animal began to improve and the next morning he was grazing and seemed as well asverThe next day Sarah sold her beloved pony Dick Payment was in the form of gold dust worth 125 Sarah was heartbroken but the money was badly needed and the pony was notOn the outskirts of Virginia City Sarah met a woman whose husband was a miner After they had talked for a While Sarah Overheard The Woman Call Across Sarah overheard the woman call across street to her neighbor so Sarah could hear The woman said Some aristocrats They didn t come here to work Going to teach school and play lady Sarah wrote I laughed at the first impression made and tried to realize that teaching is not work In Virginia City Sarah s family moved into a log cabin with two rooms that they rented for Gypsy World: The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead eight dollars per month and that is where her storyndsThis book was truly riveting from cover to cover For anyone interested in the pioneers moving west during the 1860 s it is a must read The author s upbeat can do view of life comes through on Bryozoan Evolution every page and serves as a sterlingxample of what strong women in the mid nineteenth century could do I ve read a lot of westward Crisis and Continuity at the Abbasid Court: Formal and Informal Politics in the Caliphate of Al-Muqtadir (295-320/908-32) expansion literatureThis one just doesn t cut it Dry reading snobby authorNot much new under the sun with this one and there are definitely better diaries out there I m always fascinated to read ofarlier times and Sarah left a very interesting diary chronicling her three month wagon journey from Iowa to Montana in 1865 Her portrayal gave me a different picture of wagon train journeys than I had previously had but I also realize that her travel was toward the Silvers Edge end of the Great Migration and conditions had changed considerably from those heading west in the late 18th. R most important libraries around the world and other notations in the work This work is in the public domain in the United States of America and possibly other nations Within the United States you may freely copy and distribute this work as nontity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the workAs a reproduction of a historical artifac.
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