The overland journey from Utah to California : wagon travel from the City of Saints to the City of Angels /
"The wagon trail between Salt Lake City and Los Angeles is one of the most important and least-known elements of nineteenth-century Western migration. Known as the Southern Route, it included the western half of the Old Spanish Trail and was favored because it could be used for travel and freig...
University of Nevada Press,
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- Contemporary impressions along the Southern route
- The Old Spanish Trail-Highway of diversity
- The Anglo-American road in 1849
- Varied travelers
- Outside observers and Mormon-Indian relations
- Conflict with the Federal Government-and tragedy
- Freighting from the Pacific Coast to Utah
- Continued emigration, early Mojave settlement, and conflict with Native Americans in California
- Later developments at each end of the Southern Rome.