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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
The Beale Wagon Road is named after the surveyor and superintendent of construction Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale, {{wikipedia | Edward Fitzgerald Beale | Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale}} (4 February 1822 - 22 April 1893) who was commissioned to build a wagon road from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Los Angeles, California. The route of the Beale Wagon Road became U.S. Highway 66 and the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. The route generally follows modern-day Interstate 40 although the wagon road is usually slightly north and closser to the mountains and hills.  
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The Beale Wagon Road is named after the surveyor and superintendent of construction Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale, {{wikipedia | Edward Fitzgerald Beale | Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale}} (4 February 1822 - 22 April 1893) who was commissioned to build a wagon road from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Los Angeles, California. The [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad|Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]], U.S. Highway 66 and Interstate 40 all generally follow the route, although the Beale Wagon Road is usually slightly north and closer to the mountains and hills.<br><br>
  
The Beale expedition is notable in that it [http://www.tomjonas.com/swex/beale.htm used camels to carry supplies]. <br>
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The complete report of the construction of the road is contained in: Beale, Edward Fitzgerald. ''Wagon Road, Fort Smith to Colorado River''. Washington, D.C.: s.n, 1860. [http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015030947298 eBook available from the Hathi Trust] {{WorldCat|568719332}}<br>  
  
The Beale Wagon Road is also significant as the rounte of early immigration to Arizona from Utah by the pioneers of [http://lds.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]. <br>
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The Beale expedition is notable in that it [http://www.tomjonas.com/swex/beale.htm used camels to carry supplies]. {{wikipedia | U.S. Camel Corps | U.S. Camel Corps}}&nbsp;As part of the expedition's transportation needs, Beale acquired 25 camels, imported from Tunis, as pack animals. The Army hired a camel driver named Hi Jolly to work with the camels. Hi Jolly is buried in Quartzite, Arizona. See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hi_Jolly Hi Jolly] <br><br>  
  
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The Beale Wagon Road is also significant as the route of early immigration to Arizona from Utah, prior to the establishment of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee%27s_Ferry Lee's Ferry] in 1870, by the pioneers of [http://lds.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints].
  
== Related Books ==
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== References ==
  
Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-flagstaff-arizona/oclc/11163392&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through Flagstaff, Arizona]. Tales of the Beale Road, no. 1. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road Pub. Co, 1984. <br>
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Smith, Jack.[http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-the-coconino-national-forest/oclc/24002565&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Coconino National Forest]. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road, 1991. <br>
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== Bibliography  ==
  
Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-the-kaibab-national-forest/oclc/36394755&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Kaibab National Forest.] Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road Pub. Co, 1989. <br>
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*Casebier, Dennis G. Camp Beale's Springs and the Hualapai Indians. Norco, Calif: Tales of the Mojave Road Pub. Co, 1980. {{WorldCat|6839734}}
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*Messersmith, Dan W. A Short History of Camp Beale's Springs. Kingman, Ariz: H &amp; H Printers, 1991. {{WorldCat|35040284}}
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*Kaibab National Forest (Ariz.). Beale Wagon Road Historic Trail. [Williams, AZ]: The Forest, 1990. {{WorldCat|23035335}}
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*Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-flagstaff-arizona/oclc/11163392&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through Flagstaff, Arizona]. Tales of the Beale Road, no. 1. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road Pub. Co, 1984.
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*Smith, Jack.[http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-the-coconino-national-forest/oclc/24002565&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Coconino National Forest]. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road, 1991.
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*Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-the-kaibab-national-forest/oclc/36394755&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Kaibab National Forest.] Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road Pub. Co, 1989.  
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*Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-the-petrified-forest/oclc/180704982&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Petrified Forest]. Tales of the Beale Road, no. 8. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road, 2007.
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*Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/kerlins-well-a-unique-site-on-the-beale-wagon-road-near-seligman-arizona/oclc/19455918&referer=brief_results Kerlin's Well: A Unique Site on the Beale Wagon Road Near Seligman, Arizona]. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1989.
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*Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/tales-of-the-beale-road/oclc/19455910&referer=brief_results Tales of the Beale Road]. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1989. &lt;
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*Baley, Charles W. Disaster at the Colorado: Beale's Wagon Road and the First Emigrant Party. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2002. {{WorldCat|49320369}}
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*Beale, Edward Fitzgerald. Wagon Road, Fort Smith to Colorado River Letter of the Secretary of War Transmitting the Report of Mr. Beale Relating to the Construction of a Wagon Road from Fort Smith to the Colorado River. Washington, D.C.: War Dept.?, 1860. {{WorldCat|11230219}}
  
Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/guide-to-the-beale-wagon-road-through-the-petrified-forest/oclc/180704982&referer=brief_results A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Petrified Forest]. Tales of the Beale Road, no. 8. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road, 2007. <br>
 
  
Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/kerlins-well-a-unique-site-on-the-beale-wagon-road-near-seligman-arizona/oclc/19455918&referer=brief_results Kerlin's Well: A Unique Site on the Beale Wagon Road Near Seligman, Arizona]. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1989. <br>
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Smith, Jack. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/tales-of-the-beale-road/oclc/19455910&referer=brief_results Tales of the Beale Road]. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1989. <br>
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History

The Beale Wagon Road is named after the surveyor and superintendent of construction Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale,
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale
(4 February 1822 - 22 April 1893) who was commissioned to build a wagon road from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Los Angeles, California. The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, U.S. Highway 66 and Interstate 40 all generally follow the route, although the Beale Wagon Road is usually slightly north and closer to the mountains and hills.

The complete report of the construction of the road is contained in: Beale, Edward Fitzgerald. Wagon Road, Fort Smith to Colorado River. Washington, D.C.: s.n, 1860. eBook available from the Hathi Trust WorldCat 568719332

The Beale expedition is notable in that it used camels to carry supplies.
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: U.S. Camel Corps
 As part of the expedition's transportation needs, Beale acquired 25 camels, imported from Tunis, as pack animals. The Army hired a camel driver named Hi Jolly to work with the camels. Hi Jolly is buried in Quartzite, Arizona. See Hi Jolly

The Beale Wagon Road is also significant as the route of early immigration to Arizona from Utah, prior to the establishment of Lee's Ferry in 1870, by the pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

References

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