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How Did Kit Carson Die?

How did Kit Carson die? Mike Suhy — Corpus Christi, Texas. A hard life on the frontier took a toll on Kit Carson’s healt…

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Frontier Dentistry

I’ve often said “The good old days really weren’t all that good.” Professor Joanna Bourke wrote “Agonizing toothache, ho…

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An Exercise in Monotony

An Exercise in Monotony. That’s how food in Arizona Territory military camps is described in the “Arizona Territor…

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