A letter from the Secretary of War transmitting … A report of the number and station of all the military posts in the United States, and of the distribution of the army…

A letter from the Secretary of War transmitting … A report of the number and station of all the military posts in the United States, and of the distribution of the army…

Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1821. 8vo, pp. [3] plus 4 large folding tables and one smaller folding table; removed. Includes an early mention on the second table of "Cantonment Leavenworth, on the river St. Peter's," under the command of Colonel Snelling, with other particulars given with regard to its detachment of 345 soldiers. Cantonment Leavenworth became, on the death of Snelling, Fort Snelling, which continues to stand at the confluence of the present day Minnesota River and the Mississippi. Another table relates mostly to the forts and outposts along the Mississippi. Item #22183

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