A friend of Kit Carson, Jim Baker was just as colorful of a figure as his companion. While employed as a trapper as a young man, he and 35 other men defeated a much larger band of Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors. He was later hired as a chief scout for the Army and retired on a working livestock ranch in Wyoming. He was married 21 times, each of his wives a Native American, and more than one even being the daughter of a tribe’s chief.

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Jim Baker trapper, scout and guide, was a friend of Jim Bridger and Kit Carson and one of General John C. Appears in Zane Grey's novel: Fighting Caravans

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.

He's got "crazy eyes". Kit Carson 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.

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.

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

Kit Carson born in Madison County, Ky. - frontiersman and Indian fighter.

Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson (Born: December 1809 ~ Died: May was an American frontiersman and Indian fighter. Carson left home in rural present-day Missouri at age 16 and became a mountain man and trapper in the West.

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.

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 governm

Sterling Necklace by Kit Carson

Necklace / Kit Carson's jewelry / Cactus Camp Studio / AZ, USA I may actually cry because I like this so much. It's so hard to find jewelry where the artist makes a raven or crow with the right beak and build instead of a generic black songbird outline.

A portrait of Kit Carson III (son of Willliam Carson and grandson of Kit Carson) in a coat similar to the “Kit Carson coat”, circa 1927. Note that this coat was actually owned by Tom Tobin, Carson III’s grandfather on his mother’s side. Scan number: 10053237.

A portrait of Kit Carson III (son of Willliam Carson and grandson of Kit Carson) in a coat similar to the “Kit Carson coat”, circa Note that this coat was actually owned by Tom Tobin, Carson III’s grandfather on his mother’s side.

Kit Carson Raven earrings with sugilite and green garnets  Why are these not mine? Oh, right. That would involve money.

Kit Carson Raven earrings with sugilite and green garnets Why are these not mine? That would involve money.

Vintage USA Imperial Kit Carson Trail Knife Hunting Fishing Fixed Blade & Sheath  To see the Price and Detailed Description you can find this item in our Category Vintage Sporting Goods, Hunting on eBay: http://stores.ebay.com/tincanalley1/Vintage-Sporting-Goods-Hunting-/_i.html?_fsub=19469222018  RD17621

Vintage USA Imperial Kit Carson Trail Knife Hunting Fishing Fixed Blade & Sheath To see the Price and Detailed Description you can find this item in our Category Vintage Sporting Goods, Hunting on eBay: http://stores.ebay.com/tincanalley1/Vintage-Sporting-Goods-Hunting-/_i.html?_fsub=19469222018 RD17621

Bat Pendant by Kit Carson - http://www.kitcarsonjewelry.com/

Love this bat Pendant / Kit Carson's jewelry / Cactus Camp Studio/ AZ, USA

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show | eBay

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

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

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

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