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By William F. Raynolds,Daniel D. Merrill,Marlene Deahl Merrill

ISBN-10: 0826350976

ISBN-13: 9780826350978

within the overdue 1850s the various so much amazing locations in Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana had now not but been surveyed through any govt excursion. This publication brings to existence the excursion that first explored those areas. because the final significant govt survey of the yankee West sooner than the Civil warfare, the Raynolds excursion started in 1859. This hugely readable day-by-day magazine of Captain William F. Raynolds, formerly unpublished, covers the main not easy interval of that excursion, from may perhaps 7 to July four, 1860. It describes what the Raynolds get together did and observed whereas touring from its iciness quarters close to today’s Glenrock, Wyoming, as much as the top of the Wind River, via Jackson gap, and directly to the 3 Forks of the Missouri in southwestern Montana. The social gathering incorporated mythical mountain guy Jim Bridger, geologist Ferdinand Hayden, and artists Anton Schönborn and James Hutton, one of the first to depict the Teton Range.

Historians, tourists, and open air fans will welcome this significant addition to the literature of western exploration.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Marlene Deahl Merrill is an associate pupil at Oberlin university and the editor of 2 books at the 1871 Yellowstone Expedition.

Daniel D. Merrill is professor emeritus of philosophy at Oberlin College.

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