Wagon Train Arrivals as Reported in the Frontier Guardian
As wagon trains arrived in Council Bluffs, the Frontier Guardian reported the story. If they could, they included a list of the people on the train and where they came from.
Most of the people on these wagon trains started in the eastern third of the United States and were headed west on the Oregon Trail. More people went west through Kanesville/Council Bluffs than went through St. Joseph and Independence, Missouri, combined.
As it becomes available to us, we will add to this list of pioneers, adventurers, miners and other courageous souls who ventured into the great unknown on their westward trek, in search of a better life.
"Albion Company" "Odd Fellow Wagon" "California Co." "Red Rock Mining Co." "California Emigrants" "Spartan Band" "Danial Boone Co." From Kalamazoo, Michigan "Experienced Mining Co." From Monroe, Wisconsin "Fayette Rovers" Unnamed Wagon Train #1 "Iowa Company No. 1" Unnamed Wagon Train #2 "Michigan Co."