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John Williams Gunnison

(1812—1853)


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(1812–53) army officer and topographical engineer, born in Goshen, New York. Gunnison surveyed the Great Salt Lake (one of the islands is named in his honor), worked on harbor improvements ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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