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Abert, James W. "Journal of Lieutenant James A. [sic] Abert, from Bent's Fort to St. Louis in 1845." Sen. Exec. Doc. 438, 29th Cong., 1st sess. Washington D.C., 1846
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Emory, William H. "Notes of a Military Reconnaissance [sic] from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri to San Diego, in California Including Part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers." House Exec. Doc. 41, 30th Cong., 1st sess. Washington, DC: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848.
Fremont, John C. "Geographic Memoir upon Upper California, in Illustration of his Map of Oregon and California: Addressed to the Senate of the United States, by John C. Fremont." Sen. Misc. Doc. 148, 30th Cong., 1st sess. Washington, DC: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848.
Hardcastle, Edmund L.F. and Martin Luther Smith. "In Further Compliance with the Resolution of the Senate of August 3,
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Hughes, George W. "Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating . . . a Map Showing the Operations of the Army of the United States in Texas and the Adjacent Mexican States on the Rio Grande; Accompanied by Astronomical Observations, and Descriptive and Military Memoirs of the Country," 1 Mar. 1849. Sen. Exec. Doc. 32, 31st Cong., 1st sess. Washington, DC, 1850.
Kearny, Stephen Watts. "Report of a Summer Campaign to the Rocky Mountains . . . in 1845." Sen. Exec. Doc. 1, 29th Cong., 1st sess. Washington, DC, 1846.
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Autobiographies, Memoirs, and Reminiscences
Anderson, Robert. An Artillery Officer in the Mexican War, 1846-7. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1911.
Benton, Thomas Hart. Thirty Years View. 2 vols. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1854.
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Kenly, John R. Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer in the Years 1846-7-8. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1873.
Larkin, Thomas O. The Larkin Papers. 10 vols. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1951.
Maury, Dabney H. Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian and Civil Wars. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894.
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Books and Monographs
Bache, Richard Meade. Life of General George Gordon Meade. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates and Co., 1898.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe. A History of California. 7 vols. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft and Co., 1884-1890.
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Cowdrey, Albert E. A City for the Nation: The Army Engineers and the Building of Washington, D.C, 1790-1967. Washington, DC: US Army Corps of Engineers, Government Printing Office, 1979.
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Jackson, W. Turrentine. Wagon Roads West: A Study of Federal Road Surveys and Construction in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1846-1869. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1965.
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Sabin, Edwin L. Kit Carson Days, 1809-1868. 2 vols. n.p.: Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1935.
Schubert, Frank N. Vanguard of Expansion: Army Engineers in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1819-1879. Washington, DC: US Army Corps of Engineers, Government Printing Office, 1980.
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Wallace, Edward S. The Great Reconnaissance: Soldiers, Artists and the Scientists on the Frontier, 1848-1861. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1955.Weigley, Russell F. History of the United States Army. New York: Macmillan Co., 1967. Wheat, Carl I. Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West, 1540-1861. 5 vols. San Francisco: The Institute of Historical Cartography, 1957-1963. Wilcox, Cadmus. History of the Mexican War. Washington, DC: Church News Publishing Co., 1892. Wood, Richard G. Stephen Harriman Long, 1784-1864, Army Engineer, Explorer, Inventor. Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1966. Youngblood, G.A. "History of Engineer Troops in the United States Army, 1775-1901." Occasional Papers of the Engineer School. No. 37. Washington, DC: Press of the Engineer School, 1910.
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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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Ryan, Gary David. War Department Topographical Bureau, 1831-1863: An Administrative History. American University, 1968.
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