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Marches of the Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley: An Account of Marches and Activities of the First Regiment United States Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley Between the Years 1833 and 1850

by Louis Pelzer. (Iowa City, Ia.: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1917). ACPL Call Number 973.001 IO9P.

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Table of Contents
I: Soldiers on the Frontier
II: On the Way to Jefferson Barracks
III: In Winter Quarters at Camp Jackson
IV: The Expedition to the Pawnee Pict Village
V: Colonel Kearny on the River Des Moines
VI: Prairie Travels to the Rocky Mountains
VII: The Western Military Frontier 1837-1840
VIII: Patrol and Garrison Duties in Iowa Territory
IX: On the Canadian and Arkansas Rivers
X: Captain Allen's Journey to the Northwest
XI: Captain Sumner's Visits Among the Sioux
XII: Colonel Kearny on the Oregon Trail to South Pass
XIII: Flying Camps from South Pass to Fort Leavenworth
XIV: With the Army of the West
XV: The Campaign to California
XVI: Major Wood's Visit to the Red River of the North
XVII: Soldier Life at Old Fort Leavenworth
Appendix: Captain Boone's Journal of an Expedition Over the Western Prairies
Notes and References



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