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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1848
|Notes of a military reconnoissance [sic] from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila rivers
|Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) (1811-1887)
|Physical description of the flora and fauna of the American west. As chief topographical engineer for Stephen W. Kearny's Army of the West during the Mexican War, Emory had been tasked with conducting a natural history survey on their 2000-mile march to secure California.
|Mexican War Military History Frontiers and Exploration Geography and Natural History Latin and South America
|Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) (1811-1887) Wendell and Van Benthuysen (fl. 1847-1848)
|Westward Expansion; Science, Technology, Invention; The Mexican War
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859