Ash Hollow, Garden County, Nebraska Territory

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  • Page 282

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    saw women or children in danger I done what I could to rescue them little can be done at such times ownly for each one to dodge the best he can & save his own life if possible when I found I could do no more for the encampment in general I run forward to see what state my carriage & family waggons & family was in I found my noble horse still a running but on three legs Rhoda was knocked out of the Carriage & Susan was lying flat ...
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    July 31, 1850 August 1, 1850 August 2, 1850 August 3, 1850 August 4, 1850
  • Page 283

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    with the first division & I would stop & mend up & keep some of the 2nd Division with me this council was heard by the first Division with great surprise they did not feel that they could leave me there was much feelings upon the subject August 5, 1850 ~ Monday 5th The first Division left according to my council though with great reluctance I spent the day at Ash Hollow mending waggons we had good cold spring water in this Hollow which was a great benefit to the ...
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    August 5, 1850 August 6, 1850 August 7, 1850 August 8, 1850 August 9, 1850 August 10, 1850 August 11, 1850 August 12, 1850 August 13, 1850
  • Page 52

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    May 19, 1847 ~ Wednesday 19th we crossed the worse sand hill bluff of about one mile that we have crossed on the journey & what made it still worse the rain was pouring down upon us continually we travled about 1/2 mile on the flat & camped untill the rain was over for the time being we started again at 3 oclok but it soon began to rain again hard we travled untill 5 oclok & camped for the night on the bank of the
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    May 19, 1847 May 20, 1847 May 21, 1847
  • Page 62

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    A good supply of shugar maple & other timber before we left. Br Clayton erected a guide board on the north side of the river containing the following information which he took from his journals on the distances which was correct as it was obtained from the wheelometer 543 1/4 miles from Winter Quarters 227 1/2 miles from the Junction of the Platt. 142 1/4 miles from Ash Hollow 70 1/4 miles from Chimney Rock and 50 1/2 from ...
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    June 5, 1847 June 6, 1847
  • Page 110

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 4, 1847 ~ Monday 4th Travled 8 miles & nooned the Frenchman had killed 4 fat cows a part was divided in camp. 4 Sioux came to us, we travled 8 miles & camped for the night we have seen immensed herds of buffalo through the day near us distance of the day 16 m October 5, 1847 ~ Tuesday 5th This morning at day light a company of 10 men was dispatched on foot to overtake the ox teams & stop them untill we should come up ...
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    October 4, 1847 October 5, 1847 October 6, 1847 October 7, 1847 October 8, 1847 October 9, 1847
  • Page 242

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 5, 1857 ~ Saturday 5th we had an Express arived this Morning stateing that Gen ^Col^ Johnson was at Ash Hollow with some 2000 men traveling some 15 miles per day. Col Sumner had burned some 300 shians [Cheyennes] lodges killed some few Indians & 2 soldiers killed & 7 wounded & 60 men with Capt Jones & the wounded to Fort Kerney the Chians overtook them & cut them to peices so bad that no trace of them ...
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    September 5, 1857 September 6, 1857
  • Page 437

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 5, 1859 ~ Monday Sept 5 I visited the Hand Cart Camp on the square the company was dispersing vary fast & getting homes I Bought a waggon of Claudious Spencer at $60. I spent the evening in the office September 6, 1859 ~ Tuesday 6th I called at the House of Brother Wm ^P^ Mcintyre at 11 oclok Amasa Lyman soon arived & sealed Edwin Henry Moss to Elizabeth Ellett ...
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    September 5, 1859 September 6, 1859 September 7, 1859 September 8, 1859 September 9, 1859 September 10, 1859 September 11, 1859