Kit Carson


Kit Carson  (1809-1868)

Christopher Houston “Kit” Carson (Dec. 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868) was an American explorer, guide, fur trapper, Indian agent, rancher, and soldier who traveled through the southwestern and western United States. Carson became a frontier legend in his lifetime through biographies and news articles written about his adventures. Exaggerated versions of his exploits were the subject of dime novels at the time.

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