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.

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.

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 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.

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 1927. Note that this coat was actually owned by Tom Tobin, Carson III’s grandfather on his mother’s side. Scan number: 10053237.

Kit Carson, "Perched Raven" Brooch made from 1964 Sears and Roebuck Craftsman Toolbox, magnetic clasp, diamond eye (0.12CT, VVS2, H color) mounted in 18k gold, 6x6xmm square mounted in 22k gold.

Kit Carson, "Perched Raven" Brooch made from 1964 Sears and Roebuck Craftsman Toolbox, magnetic clasp, diamond eye (0.12CT, VVS2, H color) mounted in 18k gold, 6x6xmm square mounted in 22k gold.

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show | eBay

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show

Kit Carson Jr Armed 1870s Cabinet Card Photo by Mora Buffalo Bill Wild West Show | eBay

Kit Carson born in Madison County, Ky. - frontiersman and Indian fighter.

Kit Carson born in Madison County, Ky. - frontiersman and Indian fighter.

delanceyplace archive | AMERICAN MOUNTAIN MEN -- 3/12/15

delanceyplace archive | AMERICAN MOUNTAIN MEN -- 3/12/15

Kit Carson Jewelry  Crow Pin  #silversmith #jewelryart #amazing

Kit Carson Jewelry Crow Pin #silversmith #jewelryart #amazing

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