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John W. Gunnison

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National Park Service, “1853 – Gunnison Expedition,” n.d.

Additional Information: 

Geoff McGhee, Jeremy Miller, and Lena Herzog, “Images From the Frémont and Gunnison-Beckwith Expeditions of 1853–4,” Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University.

William H. Goetzmann, Army Exploration in the American West: 1803–1863 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965).

John W. Gunnison, The Mormons, Or, Latter-day Saints, in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake: A History of Their Rise and Progress, Peculiar Doctrines, Present Condition, and Prospects, Derived From Personal Observation During a Residence Among Them (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott &, 1856).

Nolie Mumey and J. Schiel, John Williams Gunnison (1812–1853): The Last of the Western Explorers: A History of the Survey Through Colorado and Utah, With a Biography and Details of His Massacre (Denver: Artcraft Press, 1955).