for 2010 to 2013
Coming up soon!
Living History Encampment,
Bent's Old Fort
June 5-9, 2013
Ohio Civil War Show
May 4-5, 2013
Fifteenth Anniversary 1995 - 2010
"After breakfast the topographical engineers, Lieuts. Abert, Emory, and Peck, started for the prairies. They had some eight or ten voyageurs as servants, several pack mules, a baggage wagon, and a handsome spring car, with four mules harnessed to it, to 'tote' their instruments."
Lt. Richard Smith Elliott, Laclede Rangers,
Fort Leavenworth, 27 June 1846
"If I could step back into the 19th century, I would like to have been part of the dragoon escort for the topogs. They traveled in style."
Arnold Scofield, Historian (ret), Fort Scott NHS, 1997
. Overall color scheme unabashedly
stolen paraphrased from the First Federal Division website
Image of Topographical Engineer adapted from Fine Art Lithographs of U S Army Uniforms by Barbosa