WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON Art Book contains 65+ Reproductions of the Old West including: Yellowstone, Rocky Mountains, Native Americans and Mexico in Color and Black and White with title and date and interesting facts page below.
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BORN: April 4, 1843 in Keeseville, NY.
DIED: June 30,1942 in New York City, NY at the age of 99
§ Jackson was a gifted painter and photographer.
§ He was in the 12th Vermont Infantry of the Union Army and fought in the American Civil War for nine months. He was at the Battle of Gettysburg as a guard of the supply train.
§ He joined the first Hayden Geological Survey of 1871. This expedition led to the creation of Yellowstone as a National Park with the images he and Thomas Moran created.
§ Mount Jackson, in Yellowstone National Park, is named in honor of Jackson.
§ He is recognized as one of the last surviving Civil War veterans, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mount of the Holy Cross, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and Rocky Mountains.