The Mounties of Cypress Hills

Murray, Jeffrey S.
January 1988
Archaeology;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p32
Reports on the excavation of a 19th-century field hospital on Canada's western plains. Gathering of data on the daily life at a beleaguered garrison of the North-West Mounted Police; Medical practices of the North-West Mounted Police; Creation of the Mounties as a specialized paramilitary contingent meant to enforce civil order and Canadian sovereignty in the Northwest frontier; Construction of the Fort Walsh in August of 1875; Quarters that were established in Cypress Hills.


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