Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

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Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.

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xxvii, 489, [16] p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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Goetzmann, William H. 1991.

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Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.

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xxvii, 489, [16] p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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  • OCLC: 23940461 | External Link
  • Accession or Local Control No: TSHA_0072
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 91-22496
  • ISBN: 0-87611-110-X
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth296852

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  • 1991

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  • 1803 - 1863

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Goetzmann, William H. Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863, book, 1991; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth296852/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.