Covered Wagon Women : Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1890, v. 8
Arthur H. Clark
Overland journal, written in complete paragraph-style. Educated and detailed account of leaving Nauvoo and her feelings about it and the journey west. Introduction is 2-page account of her history. This excerpt from Mary Elizabeth Lightner's journal talks about her trek with her family from Stillwater, Minnesota to Beavery County, Utah in 1863.