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Soldiers and the military were among the earliest Euro-American travelers in Nevada, but the expeditions that surveyed and mapped the territory passed through the state. They did not settle in Nevada, living and working in the territory and state as did later soldiers who came west and established the forts, such as Fort Homestead in Storey County, that proclaimed the military presence in Nevada.
Reader: Terry Sullivan
Nevada State Library and Archives