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Kit Carson Sources

Sidebar by Allen Best

Reference – October 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine


Kit Carson Days, 1809 – 1856 by Edwin L. Sabin

“Dear Old Kit”: The Historical Christopher Carson by Harvey L. Carter

The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains by John C. Frémont

The Reader’s Encyclopedia of The American West edited by Howard R. Lamar

“Action at Fort Massachusetts, The Indian Campaign of 1855,” by Edwin L. Sabin, Colorado Magazine, 1965

“Campaign Against Utes and Apaches in Southern Colorado, 1855: From the Memoirs of Major Rafael Chacon,” Colorado Magazine, May, 1935

“The Fort Pueblo Massacre and the Punitive Expedition Against the Utes,” by Leroy Hafen, Colorado Magazine January 1927