Site for a western armory. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a letter from the Secretary of War, submitting a report of the board of officers appointed to select a site for a western armory, together with a counter report from the Surgeon General
Report on a Site for the Western Armory.  Summary report (p. 408) indicates that vulnerability to Indian attack was a major criterion in site selection.
Johnson's Bibliographic Reference
Serial Set Citation
Frontier * Military Posts - Western Armory
Congressional Document Number
H.R. Rep. No. 133, 27th Cong., 3rd Sess. (1843)
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