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Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Author: William H Goetzmann
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1959.
Series: Yale publications in American studies, 4.
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Genre/Form: Surveys
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goetzmann, William H.
Army exploration in the American West, 1803-1863.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1959
(OCoLC)575640818
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Goetzmann
OCLC Number: 1856502
Description: xx, 509 pages : illustrations, portrait, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: A new kind of explorer --
Into the mountain man's West --
John C. Fremont --
The Mexican War reconnaissance --
The boundary survey --
Exploring the new domain, 1848-1853 --
The Pacific Railroad surveys --
The Savants and the surveys --
The wagon road program --
War and Western exploration --
The Sioux country --
Epilogue
Series Title: Yale publications in American studies, 4.
Responsibility: by William H. Goetzmann.

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