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Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West: With Colonel Fremont's Last Expedition Across the Rocky Mountains: Including Three Months' Residence in Utah, and a Perilous Trip Across the Great American Desert to the Pacific

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n August 1853, an American-born Sephardic Jew, Solomon Nunes Carvalho, accepted John Fr???mont's invitation to join his fifth expedition to find the best overland route to California. A Baltimore artist, inventor, and daguerreotypist, Carvalho was given the job of creating a photographic record of the lands and peoples along the way. Fr???mont's party left the Missouri on September 14, 1853, traveled up the Kansas River, overland to the Arkansas, upriver past Bent's Fort to the Huerfano, and traversed the Sandhill Pass into ...

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Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West: With Colonel Fremont's Last Expedition Across the Rocky Mountains: Including Three Months' Residence in Utah, and a Perilous Trip Across the Great American Desert to the Pacific
2004, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803264441

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