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The Resource Commander and builder of western forts : the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901, Jack Stokes Ballard, (electronic resource)

Commander and builder of western forts : the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901, Jack Stokes Ballard, (electronic resource)

Label
Commander and builder of western forts : the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901
Title
Commander and builder of western forts
Title remainder
the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901
Statement of responsibility
Jack Stokes Ballard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During his thirty-eight-year career as a military officer, Henry Clay Merriam received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Civil War, rose to prominence in the Western army, and exerted significant influence on the American West by establishing military posts, protecting rail lines, and maintaining an uneasy peace between settlers and Indians. Historian Jack Stokes Ballard's new study of Merriam's life and career sheds light on the experience of the western fort builders, whose impact on the US westward expansion, though less dramatic, was just as lasting as that of
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ballard, Jack S
Dewey number
978/.02092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merriam, Henry C.
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Medal of Honor
  • United States
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Military bases
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Commander and builder of western forts : the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901, Jack Stokes Ballard, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Medal of Honor -- Civil War experience -- Department of the Gulf: command of Black troops -- Post-Civil War: the occupation army -- On to the Rio Grande -- A new wife and troubles on the Rio Grande -- To the Pacific Northwest -- Fort Laramie -- Fort Logan, Colorado -- Department of the Columbia: Vancouver Barracks and Alaska -- The Spanish-American War -- Department of the Colorado and the Idaho mining riots -- Toward retirement -- Who was Maj. Gen. Henry C. Merriam?
Control code
ocn776163792
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603446334
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776163792
Label
Commander and builder of western forts : the life and times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901, Jack Stokes Ballard, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Medal of Honor -- Civil War experience -- Department of the Gulf: command of Black troops -- Post-Civil War: the occupation army -- On to the Rio Grande -- A new wife and troubles on the Rio Grande -- To the Pacific Northwest -- Fort Laramie -- Fort Logan, Colorado -- Department of the Columbia: Vancouver Barracks and Alaska -- The Spanish-American War -- Department of the Colorado and the Idaho mining riots -- Toward retirement -- Who was Maj. Gen. Henry C. Merriam?
Control code
ocn776163792
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 252 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603446334
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)776163792

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