They met up with many Indian Tribes. Some Indians were hostile and others were helpful during unique Indian encounters. The terrain changes were abrupt, fascinating and challenging as they trekked by the Great Lakes, crossed might rivers, the vast prairies, fertile, green land, the arid plateau country and hot, dry deserts. They encountered wild bears, packs of ravaging coyotes, wolves and poisonous snakes. They traversed steep, rugged mountains with deep crevasses on foot.
There are romances, tragedies, adventures and intriguing pioneer experiences and trials. In Westward Pursuit the author describes authentic, realistic, pioneer experiences as they pursue a very risky journey through the American wilderness. The author has developed exciting, intriguing incidents between the main characters among the pioneers in the twelve-month trek across America.