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THE COAST SURVEY

1807-1867

 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 

Title Page

Foreword

Acknowledgments

 

Part I - The Hassler Legacy:

Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler and the United States Coast Survey 1

 

The Early Years 2

Years of Struggle 19

The Rebirth of the Survey 37

Sketches of Hassler 67

The Work 80

The Last Battle 87

The End of an Era 111

 

Part II - The Bache Years 118

 

  Changing the Guard 118

Bache's Early Years

Bache's Golden Years: 1850-1860 186

The Field Work 230

Life in the Field 292

The Frontier Coast 335

The Information Factory 417

Science and the Survey 449

 

Part III - The Coast Survey in the Civil War 1861-1865 481

 

Section I

Section II

 

Epilogue 620

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