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Battle drums and geysers : the life and journals of Lt. Gustavus Cheyney Doane, soldier and explorer of the Yellowstone and Snake River regions

Author: Orrin H Bonney; Lorraine G Bonney; Gustavus Cheyney Doane; Thomas Moran; William Henry Jackson
Publisher: Chicago : Sage Books, ©1970.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bonney, Orrin H.
Battle drums and geysers.
Chicago, Sage Books [1970]
(OCoLC)575917300
Named Person: Gustavus Cheyney Doane; Gustavus Cheyney Doane
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orrin H Bonney; Lorraine G Bonney; Gustavus Cheyney Doane; Thomas Moran; William Henry Jackson
OCLC Number: 110152
Notes: Includes Doane's journals of the Yellowstone exploration of 1870 and the Snake River exploration of 1876-1877.
Description: xxv, 622 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps (4 folded), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The life of Gustavus Cheyney Doane: Early life through the Civil War, 1840-1868 ; The Indian frontier, 1868-1870 ; Exploration, 1870-1875 ; The Sioux War, 1876-1877 ; The Nez Perce, 1877 ; Frontier duties, 1877-1879 ; Arctic exploration, 1880 ; The final decade, 1881-1892 ; Appendix to Part I: A. Posts where Doane was stationed; B. Doane's Smithsonian Institution letter; C. Letters supporting Doane's Park application --
Part II: The Yellowstone exploration of 1870: Introduction to Part II: Knowledge of Yellowstone prior to 1870; Fort Ellis, 1870; The 1870 party; Writings of the 1870 party; The story of Doane's original 1870 journal ; Doane's journal: Fort Ellis to Bottler's Ranch; Bottler's Ranch to the Gardner River; Gardiner to Tower Falls; Tower Falls to Yellowstone Canyon; Yellowstone Canyon to Lake Junction; Along the east side of Yellowstone Lake; South of Yellowstone Lake; West Thumb to Old Faithful; Old Faithful to Madison Junction; Down the Madison River to Virginia City; End of the expedition ; Appendix to Part II: A. Meteorological observations chart; B. The Western Monthly; C. The maps; D. The illustrations / Thomas Moran, William Henry Jackson, Party members; E. The trail widens: 1870 Expedition; Newspaper coverage; Yellowstone National Park --
Part III: The Snake River exploration of 1876-1877: Introduction to Part III: Knowledge of Snake River prior to 1876; What Doane could discover in 1876; Writings of the 1876 party; The story of Doane's original 1876 journal ; Doane's journal: Preparation and start; Fort Ellis to Gardner River crossing; Gardner River crossing to Tower Falls; Tower Falls to Yellowstone Lake; Lake Junction to West Thumb; West Thumb to Heart Lake; Heart Lake to South Entrance; South Entrance to Jackson Lake outlet; Jackson Lake outlet to Hoback River; Hoback to Keenan City; Keenan City; Keenan City to Fort Hall; End of the Expedition ; Appendix to Part III: A. The maps; B. Doane on contemporary controversies.
Responsibility: Orrin H. and Lorraine Bonney.

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