The Frontier Army In The Settlement Of The West

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The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West

Books, art, and movies most often portray the frontier army in continuous conflict with Native Americans. In truth, the army spent only a small part of its frontier duty fighting Indians; as the main arm of the federal government in less-settled regions of the nation, the army performed a host of duties. The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West examines the army’s nonmartial contributions to western development. Dispelling timeworn stereotypes, Michael L. Tate shows that the army conducted explorations, compiled scientific and artistic records, built roads, aided overland travelers, and improved river transportation. Army posts offered nuclei for towns, and soldiers delivered federal mails, undertook agricultural experiments, and assembled weather records for forecasting.

Specification of The Frontier Army in the Settlement of the West

AuthorMichael L. Tate
EditionNew edition
PublisherUniversity of Oklahoma Press
Publication Year1999
Height6 inch.
Length1.25 inch.
Width9 inch.
Weight1.72 pounds.

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