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Military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.

Military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla

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Published by Government Printing Office in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military roads -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe report of Lieutenant Mullan, in charge of the construction of the military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla.
    SeriesPlains and the Rockies -- no. 377b.
    ContributionsMullan, John, 1830-1909.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17740989M
    OCLC/WorldCa33260967

    This first "Fort Walla Walla" was located at today's Wallula, Washington (see more information above). First Military Fort Walla Walla: The first military Fort Walla Walla, a temporary fort, was built in on the south side of Mill Creek, directly west of Kibler and 5 miles northeast of the growing community of Walla Walla. Col. Report on the construction of a military road from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Benton. Washington: G.P.O., Large 8vo, pp. , [3]; 10 lithograph plates (most with hand coloring), plus 4 large folding maps; recent utilitarian library cloth, gilt-lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine; text block bound tight; clean inside. In July , US Army Lieutenant John Mullan followed the Fort Walla Walla Fort Colville Military Road until just north of Benge, Washington and then built the mile Mullan Road from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Benton, Montana through the Rocky Mountains Fort Walla Walla Museumedit.


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Military Road From Fort Benton To Fort Walla-walla: Letter From The Secretary Of War, Transmitting The Report Of Lieutenant Mullan, In Charge Of The Road From Fort Benton To Fort Walla-walla [Mullan, John, P.

Engle, W. Johnson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Military Road From Fort Benton To Fort Walla-walla: Letter From The Secretary Of War, Transmitting The Author: John Mullan.

Fort Walla Walla is a United States Army fort located in Walla Walla, first Fort Walla Walla was established Julyby Lieutenant Colonel Edward Steptoe, 9th Infantry Regiment.

A second Fort Walla Walla was occupied Septem The third and permanent military Fort Walla Walla was built in and adjoined Steptoeville, now Walla Walla, Washington, a community that Architectural style: Second Empire. From Walla Walla to Benton by Military Road Report of Capt.

John Mullan [From: Anaconda Standard Sunday Morning J ] In no way can the changes wrought in the northeaster portion of the United States in the last half century be more forcibly realized than by a perusal of a report submitted in the war department in by Capt.

John Mullan, who had been in command of several exploring. Army. Corps of Engineers, Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton, Serial Set37th Congress, 3rd session, Senate executive document 43 (Washington: Government Printing Office, ), at end.

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Military Road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla; Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Report of Lieutenant MullanAuthor: John Mullan. Book Store; Donate ; Map of military road from Fort Walla Walla on the Columbia to Fort Benton on the Missouri, Map of military road from Fort Walla Walla on the Columbia to Fort Benton on the Missouri, Origin/Agency/Author: Note: Prepared from field notes from Summary Includes camps and battle sites along the road.

Military Road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Report of Lieutenant Mullan, in Charge of the C by Army Corps of Topographical Engineers Staff United States (, Paperback). Get this from a library. Military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla.

[John Mullan; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.]. The Paperback of the Military Road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Report of Lieutenant Mullan, in.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 Pages: Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mullan, John, Report on the construction of a military road from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton.

“August 1, Arrived at Fort Benton on the first day of August with Lieut. Mullans Military Wagon Road Expedition from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Benton W. John Creighton Wagon Master.” John A. Creighton was born about in Scotland. Located on the grounds of a 19th-century military fort, Fort Walla Walla Museum provides an exciting and educational experience for the whole family.

The Museum features a building historic pioneer settlement, beautiful gardens, and five sprawling exhibit halls housing thousands of artifacts. The Entrance Building and Galleries feature. Title: Military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla Author: John Mullan, P. Engle, W. Johnson, United States.

Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers. John Mullan took from to to build his military road from Fort Benton to Walla Walla, Wash. The River’s Edge Trail took about a year to open at only 5 ½ miles long, a bit shorter Author: Debbie Stewart.

Military Road From Fort Benton To Fort Walla-wa, Mullan, John PF, Item Information. Condition: Brand New. Price: Military Road From Fort Benton To Fort Walla-walla: Letter From The Secretary O: Item Condition: New: Wrapped carefully to prevent damage or Seller Rating: % positive.

The road represented a major engineering effort for which Mullan deservedly received high praise (and a promotion to captain in ); Mullan produced two major reports and an immigrant guide during this period, 'Topographical Memoir of Colonel Wright's Campaign' (), 'Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Fort Walla Walla to.

The fort was originally founded by the North West Company in The name Fort Walla Walla dates to after the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) acquired the North West Company in The new owners renamed the fur trading post near the mouth of the Walla Walla River from Fort Nez Perces to.

It led from Fort Benton, Montana, the navigational head of the Missouri River (and once farthest inland port in the world) to Fort Walla Walla, Washington Territory, near the Columbia River.

The road approximately followed the path of modern-day Interstate 15 and Interstate 90 through what is now the states of Montana, Idaho and Washington. The Fort Walla Walla–Fort Colville Military Road was built in June to connect the Walla Walla area with its fairly easy access to the Columbia River to the mountainous area of the Huckleberry and Selkirk Mountains of current Northeast Washington and the Inland ier General William S.

Harney, commander of the Department of Oregon, opened up the district north of the Snake. I Ex. Doc. 2d Session. MILITARY ROAD FROM FORT BENTON TO FORT WALLAWALLA. LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING The report of Lieutenant Mullan, in the construction of the military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla- Walla.

JANU —Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. Report on the construction of a military road from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton.

By Capt. John Mullan, U. Walla Walla honors the historic Mullan Road across the Rocky Mountains to the steamship dock at Fort Benton on the Missouri River, by way of the new military fort in. In the spring ofafter five years of study and survey, the U.S. War Department appropriated funds for the construction of a military wagon road between Fort Walla Walla in Washington Territory and Fort Benton on the Missouri River.

Lieutenant John Mullan (. Map of military road from Fort Walla Walla on the Columbia to Fort Benton on the Missouri, Map of Olympia Development Co.'s "west side" property offered for sale, Olympia, Wash.

Map of Oregon and Washington Territory,   Oregon Territory's congressional delegate, Joseph Lane (), first petitioned Congress in to construct a military road between Fort Walla Walla and Puget Sound as part of a network of military roads "both for civil and military purposes" ("Memorial to.

However, his map of the Fort Benton-Fort Walla Walla Military Road didn't appear in print until In the meantime a new spelling of the name Lolo, notably the "Lou-Lou" that appeared in Stevens's Reports of Explorations and Surveys (published ), introduced more ambiguities into the man's identity.

Twelve top western historians have collaborated to produce this wide-ranging examination of the famed Mullan Road–the mile military wagon road built between Fort Walla Walla, Washington Territory, and Fort Benton, in the future state of Montana.

The first town of Wallula was established in by James Vansyckle, primarily as a depot for the gold rush into the eastern mountains of Washington Territory. It also served travelers on the Mullan Road linking Fort Benton on the Missouri River with Fort Walla Walla on the Columbia. Military Road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla; Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Report of Lieutenant Mullan, in Charge of the C (This historic book may have numerous typos and missing te) Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Benton (Book by Mullan, John) Views.

THE MILITARY ROADS OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY. Fifty years ago the \tVar Department of the general govern­ ment was deeply interested in roads to the newly-created Terri­ tory of ",Yashington, from California through Oregon, and from Minnesota and other Eastern points by Fort Benton; also in a.

Title: Military Road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting the Report of Lieutenant Mullan, in charge of the construction of the military road from Fort Benton to Fort Walla-Walla Author: Mullan, John Description: pp. Folding lithograph map.

8¾x5¾, removed from larger volume with remains of stitching on spine. Dating construction of Mullan Road proves difficult location, and construction of the military road from Fort Walla-Walla, on the Columbia, to Fort Benton, on the Missouri river, comprising a.

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John Mullan: the Tumultuous Life of a Western Road BuilderBy Luke SpragueOctober 2, Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share +10 Petersen, Keith. John Mullan: the Tumultuous Life of a Western Road Builder. Pullman: Washington State University Press, pp. $ (paper), ISBN Keith Petersen’s book John Mullan: the Tumultuous Life [ ].

The Steamboat and Stagecoach Era in Montana and the Northern West Mullan, military engineer, left Fort Walla Walla at the head of an expedition of men, of them Missouri River from St. Louis to Fort Benton, effec- tively the head of commercial navigation, starting in.

Report on the construction of a military road from Fort Walla Walla to Fort Benton. Washington: G.P.O., Large 8vo, pp. [3]; 10 lithograph plates (all but 1 tinted), plus 4 large folding maps (all bound in upside down); original diaper-patterned green cloth, gilt lettering on.

One military expedition used the road to travel from Fort Benton to Fort Walla Walla, Robison said. “There was a lot of use, but it just wasn’t the way that Mullan envisioned it.”. By Leland J. Hanchett Jr. Softcover, pages, illus.

First constructed by Captain John Mullan in as part of the Mullan Military Road from Walla Walla, Washington to Fort Benton, Montana, the Benton Road became the major transportation route between Fort Benton and Helena, Montana.

Fort Benton was at the head of navigable waters for riverboats on the Upper Missouri, and the Walla Walla River is a tributary of the Columbia. “When we reached Benton,” Mullan recalled, “we had completed a route over which a loaded wagon could journey a distance of miles, crossing three mountain ranges and connecting with navigable Author: Historynet Staff.

Report of the construction of a military road [from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton], " Printed on border: "Bowen & Co.

lith. Philada." Physical Description. Description. Title: Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton. Author: John Mullan - John Mullan, Jr. (J – Decem ) was an American soldier, explorer, civil servant, and road builder.

After graduating from the United States Military Academy inhe joined the Northern Pacific Railroad Survey, led by Isaac Stevens.See John Mullan, Report on the Construction of a Military Road from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton, (reprint, with introduction and notes by Kimberly Rice Brown, Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, ).

4. Oliver Wendell Holmes, "The Stereoscope and the Stereograph," The Atlantic Monthly, 3 (June ), 5. W. F. The annual conference explores — in presentations and field trips — the Mullan Military Wagon Road, a mile trail from Fort Benton, the head of navigation on the Missouri River, to Fort.