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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Bracelets and earrings by Kit Carson. Recycled steel, 18K and 22K gold, gemstones

Kit Carson Jewelry - upcycled roadside metal signs and license plates mixed with sterling silver, gold and gemstones. - now at No Roses Gallery, Los Angeles

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.

dime novel with Carson's picture

dime novel with Carson's picture

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.

Fred Thompson as Kit Carson in 1928's "Kit Carson" (His Last Film)

Fred Thompson as Kit Carson in 1928's "Kit Carson" (His Last Film)

goat, Kit Carson County Fairgrounds Carousel; Burlington, Colorado

goats on the Kit Carson County Fairgrounds Carousel, Burlington CO

Queen Califia's Magical Circle is open on selected dates in Kit Carson Park each month...

Queen Califia's Magical Circle is open on selected dates in Kit Carson Park each month...

Kit Carson's Grave, Taos, New Mexico - Soon after his return from Washington, D.C., his wife Josefa died from complications of child birth. Carson died a month later from an abdominal aortic aneurysm at age 58. He was buried next to his wife. His headstone inscription reads: Kit Carson Died May 23, 1868 Aged 59 Years  His last words were: "Adios Compadres." Spanish for goodbye friends.

Kit Carson's Grave, Taos, New Mexico - Soon after his return from Washington, D.C., his wife Josefa died from complications of child birth. Carson died a month later from an abdominal aortic aneurysm at age 58. He was buried next to his wife. His headstone inscription reads: Kit Carson Died May 23, 1868 Aged 59 Years His last words were: "Adios Compadres." Spanish for goodbye friends.

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