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Prucha, Francis Paul, GUIDE TO THE MILITARY POSTS OF THE UNITED STATES. F/NF. 11x8. Very minor flaws to jacket. Original "$7.50" price still intact on jacket flap. (Madison, Wisconsin.: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin., 1966). Originally published in 1964, this is the Second Printing from 1966, with a number of corrections. Includes the following: ~A brief chronological history of the expansion and contraction of the military frontier; ~An alphabetical catalog of military posts of every description: forts, camps, barracks & cantonments; ~A chronological series of cartographs showing the distribution of regular army troops; ~A set of detailed two-color maps locating the posts in their topographical setting; ~An outline of army territorial commands; ~An extensive bibliography on military posts; ~A selection of 18 etchings & photographic plates ilustrating the military frontier. The material has been gathered from the official records of the War Department and the cartographic collections of the National Archives. This one reference book presents information hiteherto scattered in many places. It will serve both the scholar and the general reader as a brief, accurate encyclopedia of army posts from 1789 to 1895. Maps, etchings, photographs, appendices, bibliography, 178 pages.

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