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The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: The Journals of Joseph Whitehouse, May 14, 1804-April 2, 1806: v. 11

The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: The Journals of Joseph Whitehouse, May 14, 1804-April 2, 1806: v. 11 (Hardback)

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The University of Nebraska Press editions of "The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition" are widely heralded as a lasting achievement. In all, thirteen volumes are projected, which together will provide a complete record of the expedition. Volume 11 contains the journals of expedition member Joseph Whitehouse. His journals are the only surviving account written by an army private on the expedition, and he is one of the least known of the expedition party. Following the expedition, Whitehouse had a checkered army career, and he disappeared after 1817. His capabilities have been unfairly slighted by previous commentators, despite his narrative skill and evidence that he was a man of a lively and curious mind. His extensive journal entries contribute to our understanding of the epochal journey and of the unusual group of men who undertook one of the defining events in our history. The last part of his journals was not found until 1966; this is the first publication of the complete record of his account. Gary E. Moulton is a professor of history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and recipient of the J.

Franklin Jameson Award of the American Historical Association for the editing of these journals.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly modern history: c 1450-1500 to c 1700Science & MathematicsGeographyGeographical discovery & explorationTravel & Maps Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 01/05/1997 ISBN-13: 9780803229181  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Gary E. Moulton is Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History at the University of Nebraska and recipient of the J. Franklin Jameson Award of the American Historical Association for the editing of these journals.

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