Raynolds, W. F. (William Franklin), 1820-1894

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The Yellowstone and Missouri Exploring Expedition, 1859-1860, commanded by Capt. William F. Raynolds, explored the headwaters of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers, recorded the number of Indians and their habits, the agricultural and mineral resources of the area, the climate, and topography. The expedition was also charged with distributing goods to the Dakota Indians based on Gen. Harney's treaty.

From the description of William Franklin Raynolds papers, 1859-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127481

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associatedWith Graham, J. D. (James Duncan), 1799-1865. person
associatedWith Hutton, James D. person
associatedWith Maynadier, Henry Eveleth, d. 1868. person
correspondedWith Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895. person
associatedWith Schonborn, Anton. person
associatedWith Snowden, J. Hudson. person
associatedWith Williams, John. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Yellowstone River Valley
Civil engineering
Topographical surveying
Strength of materials
Dakota Indians
Roads--Design and construction
Artists--United States
Photographers--United States
Soldiers--United States


Birth 1820-03-17

Death 1894-10-18



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