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Unt of an unusual experiment The Possible Use Of Camels For Transport use of camels for transport warfare through the punishing climate and of the American Southwest An interesting look at a hazardous journey. Esley reproduces Stacey’s account as well as Lt Beale’s glowing report on the expedition in which he freuently comments on the camels’ remarkable endurance Originally published in 1929 Lesley’s study was one of the first to treat this curiosity in US military history and it remains the definitive text on the subject.
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to transport supplies to frontier forts uicklyLt Fitzgerald Beale led the nation’s first and only “camel corps”transport supplies to frontier forts uicklyLt Fitzgerald Beale led the nation’s first and only “camel corps” from Texas to California in 1857 Joining him was nineteen ear old May Humphreys Stacey who kept a detailed journal of their harrowing adventures In Uncle Sam’s Camels