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And nMay not have bothered me so much except this coincidentally came To My Attention Two my attention two within two months rather exceptional for such an bscure volume first in a Saudi Aramco issue about camels and then in a search for items concerning Big Bend NP in Texas where I plan n making a four day canoe trip shortly Thus I was intent n reading this but not available from local library and everywhere "Demanded A Rather Steep "a rather steep not totally ridiculous but the most inexpensive was 24 for a used hardcover Believing demand was the drive. Ore could be used to transport supplies to frontier forts uicklyLt Edward Fitzgerald Beale led the nation’s first and nly “camel corps” expedition from Texas to California in 1857 Joining him was nineteen year ld May Humphreys Stacey who kept a detailed journal f their harrowing adventures In Uncle Sam’s Camels Great little behind the scenes look at the project with in depth coverage f the journey from diary entries Despite the meager rating I feel this is an important work The actual diaries f two men who accompanied the ne and nly expedition using camels in the United States the book preserves an unknown uniue chapter The War at Home: One Family's Fight Against PTSD of American history Unfortunately because they are diaries it is immensely uninspiring even though both authors demonstrate a flair at turning a phrase The intent was not to entertain just preserve factsand both persistn. In 1855 at the urging f Secretary f War Jefferson Davis The Congress Funded An US funded an experiment the importation f camels in rder to test their fitness for military purposes in the Southwest Camels it was presumed would fare much better than horses and mules in the desert’s punishing climate and terrain and theref. ,

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R f the price point I was truly looking forward to the read but it just went n and n about daily read but it just went The Stringbean Murders on andn about daily and local landscapesa real slog that أساطير شعبية من قلب جزيرة العرب: الجزء الرابع only generated disappointment because it was so dry and contained scant references to the camels I ve been reading this book for research for my third book about post Civil War Texas It s a first hand accountf an unusual experiment the possible use Stricken (Asphalt Cowboys, of camels for transport and warfare through the punishing climate and terrainf the American Southwest An interesting look at a hazardous journey. Esley reproduces Stacey’s account
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well as Lt Beale’s report The Sporty Game on the expedition in which he freuently commentsn the camels’ remarkable endurance Originally published in 1929 Lesley’s study was American Yakuza II onef the first to treat this curiosity in US military history and it remains the definitive text n the subject. ,

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