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Name Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Born 01/08/1830
Birthplace Cold Springs, New York
Notes Warren made three expeditions through the Nebraska Territory in the 1850s. He made the 1855 trip as chief topographical officer in Gen. Harney's expedition against the Sioux. During the 1856 trek. Warren commanded a survey mission in the Nebraska Territory along the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers. His 1857 expedition was a survey of the Niobrara River and Black Hills. These three expeditions were integral to future roads and railroads and created the raw sketches that Warren sued to create his map of the trans-Mississippi West.
Deceased 08/08/1882
Deceased where Newport, Rhode Island

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