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Faragher, John Mack. Women and Men on the Overland Trails. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979.

Lass, William E. From the Missouri to the Great Salt Lake: An Account of Overland Freighting. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1972.

Mattes, Merrill J. "Chimney Rock on the Oregon Trail." Reprint from Nebraska History 36 (March 1955): 1-26. (sold at Chimney Rock Visitor Center).

________________. The Great Platte River Road: The Covered Wagon Mainline via Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1969.

_______________. "The Council Bluffs Road: A New Perspective on the Northern Branch of the Great Platte River Road." Nebraska History 65 (Summer 1984): 179-94.

Nebraska State Historical Society. "Along Nebraska's Pioneer Trails." Educational Leaflet #12. 1998.

Nebraska State Historical Society. "Fort Kearny." Educational Leaflet #7. 1998.

Overland Journal. The quarterly of the Oregon-California Trails Association. (various articles).

Potter, James E. "Firearms on the Overland Trails." Overland Journal 9 (1991): 2-12.

Unruh, John D. The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-1860. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1979.


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