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Marcy, Randolph B. (Randolph Barnes) 1812-1887

Overview
Works: 152 works in 565 publications in 2 languages and 8,773 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  History  Maps  Sources  Observations  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Composer, Cartographer, Editor
Classifications: F593, 917.8
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The prairie traveler by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

115 editions published between 1859 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published 1859. On t.p.: with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific
Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

72 editions published between 1853 and 2015 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisebeschreibung, Nordamerika, 19. Jahrhundert
Marcy & the gold seekers : the journal of Captain R.B. Marcy, with an account of the gold rush over the southern route by Grant Foreman( Book )

13 editions published between 1939 and 1968 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure on Red River, report on the exploration of the headwaters of the Red River by United States( Book )

25 editions published between 1937 and 1968 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years of Army life on the border by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

7 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Border reminiscences by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

14 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prairie traveler : the classic handbook for America's pioneers by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1859, Army captain Randolph B. Marcy published a guide for settlers traveling across the Americn frontier. It paints a portrait of life in the western frontier illustrating the hardships of travel before railroads
A journal of the Birmingham emigrating company; the record of a trip from Birmingham, Iowa, to Sacramento, California, in 1850 by Leander Vaness Loomis( Book )

4 editions published between 1928 and 1994 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latter-day Saints' emigrants' guide by W. Clayton. St. Louis, Mo., Republican Steam Power Press, Chambers & Knapp, 1848. p. [137]-176
Covered wagon days by Oliver G Swan( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about the West and the frontier
The prairie traveler : the 1859 handbook for westbound pioneers by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with a good rifle and a sturdy horse, this guide was an essential companion for any westward-bound pioneer of the nineteenth century. Its author, Captain Randolph B. Marcy of the U.S. Army, spent most of his military career in the West. At the invitation of the War Department, he shared the benefits of his frontier experience in this remarkable book. To today's reader, Marcy's manual offers a fascinating view of the rigors and hazards of crossing the country. In 1859, it provided life-or-death advice on everything from finding water and building a fire to avoiding quicksand and treating snakebites. Marcy promised to assist his reader in escaping unforeseen disasters and maintaining relative comfort during the journey, adding that the intrepid pilgrim "will feel himself a master spirit in the wilderness he traverses, and not the victim of every new combination of circumstances which nature affords or fate allots, as if to try his skill and prowess." Marcy's counsel encompasses choosing the best routes to California, wagon maintenance and the selection and care of horses, food supplies, first aid procedures, and fording rivers. He also conveys information "concerning the habits of Indians," including Native American tracking and hunting techniques, smoke signals and sign language, and battle tactics. Twenty-one original illustrations complement the informative and entertaining text
Outline descriptions of the posts and stations of troops in the geographical divisions and departments of the United States by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map of the country upon upper Red River explored in 1852 by Randolph B Marcy( )

7 editions published between 1852 and 1853 in English and French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations of the Big Wichita, etc by United States( Book )

5 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prairie and overland traveller : a companion for emigrants, traders, travellers, hunters, and soldiers traversing great plains and prairies by Randolph B Marcy( Book )

4 editions published between 1860 and 1863 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes taken during the expedition commanded by Capt. R.B. Marcy, U.S.A., through unexplored Texas, in the summer and fall of 1854 by W. B Parker( Book )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fred and Ella Mae Moore Texas history reprint series
Route from Fort Smith to Santa Fe : letter from the Secretary of War by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The prairie traveler : the classic handbook for America's pioneers
Alternative Names
Barnes Marcy, Randolph 1812-1887

Marcy, .. 1812-1887 Capt

Marcy, ..., Capt., 1812-1887

Marcy, R. B.

Marcy, R. B. 1812-1887

Marcy, R. B. (Randolph Barnes), 1812-1887

Marcy, Randolph

Marcy, Randolph B.

Marcy, Randolph B. 1812-1887

Marcy, Randolph Barnes 1812-1887

Marcy, Randolph Benton 1812-1887

Randolph B. Marcy Amerikaans officier (1812-1887)

Randolph Barnes Marcy

Languages
English (398)

French (1)

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Thirty years of Army life on the borderThe prairie traveler : the classic handbook for America's pioneersThe prairie traveler : the 1859 handbook for westbound pioneers