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Finding Aid for the Cave Johnson Couts [Diary], 1849
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ff. [1-2]: Sketch maps, showing the route from Santa Maria to the Vallecito "by way of Warner's Ranch," and the route from the Colorado River to the Carrigo


ff. 3-13: Reflections on West Point and daily life from Dragoon Camp, Evansville, Ark. 1846 September 1


ff. 13-15: Fort Gibson, Oklahoma 1846 October 20


ff. 15: March to Monterrey, Mexico 1848 January 10 to 1848 June 28


ff. 16-31: March from Monterrey to Chihuahua, Mexico under General Wool 1848 June


ff. 32-39: Stationed in Chihuahua late summer 1848


ff. 39-117: March from Chihuahua to California 1848 September 1


ff. 117-128: Arrived in Los Angeles, marched to the San Luis Rey Mission, and to the San Diego Mission 1849 January 8 to 1849 September 11


ff. 128-167: Joined Whipple's Boundary Commission and marched to the mouth of the Gila and Colorado Rivers (eastern Arizona), and made camp there to explore the area for the future border between the U.S. and Mexico 1859 September and December.