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Isaac Stevens was chosen to lead the military survey crew mapping a route for a transcontinental railroad in 1853. A graduate of West Point, Stevens distinguished himself as an explorer as well as a politician. Governor of Washington Territory, Stevens was a military engineer placed in charge of surveying the northernmost route between the 47th and 49th parallels (latitude).

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