Soldier-Artist of the Great Reconnaissance: John C. Tidball and the 35th Parallel Pacific Railroad Survey

Soldier-Artist of the Great Reconnaissance: John C. Tidball and the 35th Parallel Pacific Railroad Survey

by Eugene C. Tidball

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816522538
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 09/01/2004
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxv
1Glory Grabber or Reliable Wheelhorse?3
2The Ultimate Destination Is India15
3Across the Ocean Prairie30
4Twenty-Five Wild, Daring-Looking Fellows Join the Expedition45
5A Continuous Succession of Mountain Ranges Lay in Our Path62
6The Artist as Hero of His Own Journey78
7We Will Be on Mule Meat before We Are Through95
8The Mountain Spur Was a Confused Mass of Serrated Crests112
9Lieutenant Tidball Ordered the Soldiers to Fix Their Bayonets125
10The Clothes of the Murdered Mexican Were Riddled with Arrows142
11I Will Not Have to Go Back to That Miserable Place158
Epilogue176
Notes185
Works Cited209
Figure Credits217
Index219

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