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Kit Carson - After the Civil War ended and the Indian Wars campaigns were in a lull, Carson was breveted a General and appointed commandant of Ft. Garland, Colorado, the heart of Ute country. Carson had many Ute friends in the area and assisted in government relations. After being mustered out of the Army, Carson took up ranching. In late 1867 he escorted four Ute chiefs to Washington, D.C. to visit the President seeking additional government assistance.

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Kit Carson - Frontiersman & Indian Fighter / Brevet Brigadier General Union Army - Born Madison County, Kentucky

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Kit Carson, born Christmas Eve 1809, was a trapper, scout, Indian agent, soldier and authentic legend of the West.

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Kit Carson - Born Christopher Houston Carson on December 24, 1809 & died on May 23, 1868 from an aortic aneurism. He was a scout, trapper; much involved with Indian affairs.

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Kit Carson (1809-1868) American frontiersman and Indian fighter--Carson explored the west to California, and north through the Rocky Mountains. He lived among and married into the Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes.

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Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson (Dec. 24, 1809 - May 23, 1868) was an American explorer, guide, fur trapper, Indian agent, rancher, and soldier, who traveled through the southwestern and western USA. Carson was born in Madison County, Kentucky, but spent his childhood in Boone's Lick, Missouri. In 1826, Carson took a wagon train to the Santa Fe, New Mexico, area. He worked as a fur trapper and got to know the local Indians very well (his first two wives were, respectively, Arapahoe and…

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