Captain Gunnison's Folly

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Captain Gunnison's Folly
Description all along the western frontier, especially, resulting in extra pre-cautIons and stronger defenses- of duty, sealed the doom of a brave Captain and a portion of his Although his expedition ended in disaster, it paved the way long gone. Except for a few quiet but stagnant small pools in the run-off, the river was dry. The water was being taken out miles of my visit. to the ravages of time and vandalism slowly eroding away. A half-inch metal plaque, the shape of an arrowhead was pocked with holes, the carnsge of 3 sick-ninded vandal with & high-powered rifle. Sac red R.H. Kern, Artist William Potter, Guide Private Caulfield, U.S.A. Private Merteens, U.S.A. Who were massacred by Indians at this spot Oct. 26, 1853 Erected A.D. 1927
Format image/jpeg
Identifier 021_Captain Gunnison's Folly.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323106
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