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Uncle Sam's camels : the journal of May Humphreys Stacey supplemented by the report of Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1857-1858)

Author: May Humphreys Stacey; Lewis Burt Lesley; Edward Fitzgerald Beale; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Publisher: San Marino, Calif. : Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lt Edward Fitzgerald Beale led the nation's first and only "camel corps" expedition. Joining him was nineteen-year-old May Humphreys Stacey, who kept a journal of their harrowing adventures. Here,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stacey, May Humphreys, 1837-1886.
Uncle Sam's camels.
San Marino, Calif. : Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, [2006]
(OCoLC)988946646
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: May Humphreys Stacey; Lewis Burt Lesley; Edward Fitzgerald Beale; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
ISBN: 0873282205 9780873282208
OCLC Number: 63171142
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1929.
Description: xiii, 298 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Organization of the "Camel Brigade" --
The journal of May Humphreys Stacey, supplemented by selections from the Report of Edward Fitzgerald Beale --
The Camel dispersion --
Appendix : the report of Edward Fitzgerald Beale to the Secretary of War concerning the wagon road from Fort Defiance to the Colorado River, April 26, 1858. (35th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Executive Document, Number 124).
Responsibility: edited by Lewis Burt Lesley ; [foreword by Paul Andrew Hutton].
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"[Stacey's] journal vividly portrays the trials and hardships of the expedition as it moved...to the land of the Mojave on the Colorado, which was its destination. In perusing the journal, one is Read more...

 
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