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- n. A line or train of wagons traveling cross-country.
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- n. A number of horse-drawn wagons traveling together for safety.
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- n. a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file
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There I found Captain Egan with a company of the Second Cavalry and a wagon train loaded with tents, grain, provisions, etc.
In August, 1884, they packed up again, furnit [y] [u] re, dogs, two children and the Indian girl Susie, and traveled in a wagon train four days across Nebraska's panhandle to Fort
The wagon train would return to Crescent City, with Younglord Whane as military commander.
As Barhamsville was particularly vulnerable to attack from the river, Johnston reasoned that his wagon train would be exposed, and he ordered Smith to remain at the village until the column was closed by the arrival of the rear divisions.
It depicted a wagon train in a circle, pots of stew in the center, crudely drawn wagoneers wearing crudely drawn smiles.
By successive halts and withdrawals, the infantry covered the wagon train until Carrick's Ford was reached.
This wagon train was larger than the Feathersnake train commanded by Green Stone, and there was far less organization.
The wagon train followed the Platte River across Nebraska.
The day that Jeb rode to Catlett's and Old Jube found himself cut off near Warrenton Springs, August 22, General Trimble was left by Ewell to guard the crossing of Hazel River while the Confederate wagon train was laboring northward.
TWISTED CLOUD OF BISON TRIBE: wagon train shaman; daughter of Hickamore, deceased, once shaman of the Bison Tribe wagon train