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Camp 23rd Arkansas River

Camp 23rd Arkansas River

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Summary

Drawings shows a tent and three covered wagons camped on the Arkansas River, lower right. Horses and cows graze near the banks of the river. Horses and oxen graze to the left. Jenks' party left the Santa Fe Trail here to follow the Arkansas River west to Colorado. This may be in Kansas, near present-day Great Bend. Jenks made his camp here on Saturday, April 23, 1859.

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Date

01/01/1859
person

Contributors

Jenks, Daniel A., 1827-1869, artist
place

Location

La California9.93333, -84.06667
Google Map of 9.93333, -84.06667
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication.

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