Front cover image for The U.S. Camel Corps : an Army experiment

The U.S. Camel Corps : an Army experiment

In a true saga of the old west, author Odie Faulk recreates the story of the "exotic pioneers"--camels, imported to deliver supplies across the American West. A little know but fascinating true story
Print Book, English, 1976
Oxford University Press, New York, 1976
ix, 213 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
9780195020113, 0195020111
The camel appropriation
Bringing camels to America
Experiments in Texas
To California by camel
Camels in California and Texas
Sale of the herd
The enduring legend of the camel
The camel experiment in retrospect