Book/Printed Material Recollections of a '49er. A quaint and thrilling narrative of a trip across the plains, and life in the California gold fields during the stirring days following the discovery of gold in the far West,

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Recollections of a '49er. A quaint and thrilling narrative of a trip across the plains, and life in the California gold fields during the stirring days following the discovery of gold in the far West,
Summary
Edward Washington McIlhany (b. 1828) left West Virginia for the California gold fields in 1849. Recollections of a 49er (1908) describes his overland journey west, gold prospecting on Feather River and Grass Valley, hunting and trapping, proprietorship of a general store and hotel in Onion Valley, the Colorado gold rush, and Missouri railroading after the Civil War.
Contributor Names
McIlhany, Edward Washington, 1828-
Created / Published
Kansas City, Mo., Hailman printing company, 1908.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Overland journeys to the Pacific
-  Jefferson County (W. Va.)
-  West (U.S.)--Description and travel
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
212 p. illus., ports. 21 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F864 .M146
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.014
Library of Congress Control Number
08029358
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Edward Washington McIlhany (b. 1828) left West Virginia for the California gold fields in 1849. Recollections of a 49er (1908) describes his overland journey west, gold prospecting on Feather River and Grass Valley, hunting and trapping, proprietorship of a general store and hotel in Onion Valley, the Colorado gold rush, and Missouri railroading after the Civil War.
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Mcilhany, Edward Washington. Recollections of a '49er. A quaint and thrilling narrative of a trip across the plains, and life in the California gold fields during the stirring days following the discovery of gold in the far West. Kansas City, Mo., Hailman printing company, 1908. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/08029358/.

APA citation style:

McIlhany, E. W. (1908) Recollections of a '49er. A quaint and thrilling narrative of a trip across the plains, and life in the California gold fields during the stirring days following the discovery of gold in the far West. Kansas City, Mo., Hailman printing company. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/08029358/.

MLA citation style:

Mcilhany, Edward Washington. Recollections of a '49er. A quaint and thrilling narrative of a trip across the plains, and life in the California gold fields during the stirring days following the discovery of gold in the far West. Kansas City, Mo., Hailman printing company, 1908. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/08029358/>.