Fort Kearny on the Platte
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Published by Crossroads Communications in [s.l.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Fort Kearny (Nebraska City, Neb.)

Subjects:

  • Fort Kearny (Nebraska City, Neb.) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby D. Ray Wilson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF674.F69 W54
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4139697M
LC Control Number80118004

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  Henry E. Palmer visited Fort Kearny in while on his way to Pike's Peak with James A. Maxwell's party. The group started from Omaha, crossed the Platte at Shinn's Ferry, and arrived at Fort Kearny in April. Palmer recalled of that installation more than forty years later that it was like an oasis in a desert. "The commanding officer in April, , was Col. Dixon S. Miles Buy Fort Kearny on the Platte: First Fort Built on the Oregon Trail () by D Ray Wilson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at. Shop  › Books › History › United States › 19th Century. Fort Kearny State Historical Park is across the river about 5 miles (8 km) southeast. The Great Platte River Road Archway Monument () spans the interstate highway that now runs along the route of the westward trails. The structure consists of two towers, eight stories high, on either side of the highway, joined by a foot (metre) ://   Fort Kearny est un ancien avant-poste de l'Armée des États-unis fondé en , dans l'Ouest des États-Unis entre le milieu et la fin du XIX e siècle. Le fort fut nommé d'après le nom du colonel puis général Stephen W. Kearny [1].. L'avant-poste était situé le long de la piste de l'Oregon près de Kearney dans le Nebraska. La ville de Kearney tire son nom du origines et les différentes missions du fort  Description  Histoire