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"Scurvy on the Great Plains:" Archaeology, Geophysics, and Stories of Fort Rice (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Andrew J Robinson.

This is a paper/report submission presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. During the mid-1800s, the United States Government ordered the construction of military forts across the Northern Plains. Constructed in 1864, Fort Rice become one of the first military posts in what is now the State of North Dakota. The fort was a vital military instillation through its expansion by the First US Volunteers, also known as Galvanized Yankees (where most died of...