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Photo Left:  Jackson Military Road cut exiting Washington, Arkansas, to the North East (2005)

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Defenses of Western and Northwestern Frontier, 1837 (Gratiot) American state papers : documents, legislative and executive, of the Congress of the United States / selected and edited under the authority of Congress.  [http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/map_item.pl] (June 13, 2005)

Washington: Gales and Seaton, 1832-1861.


Alphabet letters refer to reference points for travel and days to march from one place to another.  A legend is included with this map in the original and indicates mileage was taken from Tanner's Map of 1837.  Also, legend indicates a day's march is 15 miles.  See legend on original map for details.


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