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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Army. -- Cavalry,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE160 H35
The Physical Object
Pagination246p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18069235M

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How the U.S. Cavalry Saved Our National Parks [H. Duane Hampton] on lfcmalta.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Late in the evening of August 17, , Troop M, First United States Cavalry, marched into Yellowstone National ParkCited by: 6. HOW THE U.S. CAVALRY Saved Our National Parks. Chapter 3: and a year after his dismissal, he appended to a book of his poems what was to become a model for all later guidebooks of the Park. His administration stands out in admirable contrast to the three Superintendents who were to follow. Even more important, the National Park Service, when organized, had something to administer: the Yellowstone, the Yosemite, the General Grant, and the Sequoia National Park. In a very real sense, the cavalry saved these parks, and in so doing, saved the National Park idea. HOW THE U.S. CAVALRY Saved Our National Parks. Notes. Abbreviations used in notes are given below. Full references will be found in the Bibliography, if not given in the note. Together with a Guide-Book of the Yellowstone National Park (Philadelphia: Lippincott, ). 4. The Early Years in Yellowstone:

Oct 08,  · How the U.S. Army Saved Our National Parks Before the National Park Service, Yellowstone was guarded by the cavalry. Without them, we might not have national parks today. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hampton, H. Duane (Harold Duane), How the U.S. Cavalry saved our national parks. Bloomington, Indiana University Press []. Get this from a library! How the U.S. Cavalry saved our national parks. [H Duane Hampton]. The Twilight of the U.S. Cavalry: Life in the Old Army, (Modern War Studies) () How the U.S. Cavalry Saved Our National Parks. by H. Duane Hampton Brevet Major-General, U.S. Army; and Lieutenant-Colonel, Seventh U.S. Cavalry (History in Words and Pictures Book 6) by Frederick Whittaker and John Cirignani. Kindle $2.

Moreover, when the National Park Service began operating in , it took over from the military an already trained cadre of rangers. In a very real sense, the cavalry laid the foundations of the National Park Service and saved the parks for the more than . Aug 23,  · The military administration at Yellowstone proved to be a model for the early management of Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California. With the creation of the National Park Service in , the soldiers left. Naturalist John Muir noted his appreciation for the military's stewardship in his book, Our National Parks. Hugh Samuel Johnson (August 5, – April 15, ) was a U.S. Army officer, businessman, speech writer, government official and newspaper columnist. He is best known as a member of the Brain Trust of Franklin D. Roosevelt in – He wrote numerous speeches for FDR and helped plan the New lfcmalta.comted head of the National Recovery Administration (NRA) in , he was highly Born: August 5, , Fort Scott, Kansas, U.S. Aug 23,  · With the creation of the National Park Service in , the soldiers withdrew. Naturalist John Muir noted his appreciation for the military's stewardship in his book, Our National Parks. "The national parks are efficiently managed and guarded by .