Army Exploration in the American West. 1803–1863
Western History - Military History
16 maps. 27 b&w illus.
Pub Date: 10/01/1991
Fred H. and Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint Series
  paper
Price:        $19.95 s

978-0-87611-110-9

Published by Texas State Historical Assn

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Army Exploration in the American West. 1803–1863

By William Goetzmann

First published in 1959, this book tells the story of the U.S. Army's role in exploring the trans-Mississippi West, particularly the role of the Topographical Engineers. An interdisciplinary book, it addresses the military's role in the founding of archaeology and ethnology in this country and includes art and photography as part of the story.

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