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Captain John Gunnison

John W. Gunnison

Added by yongli on 08/02/2016 - 16:26, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 11:00
John Williams Gunnison (1812–53) was a nineteenth-century US Army officer and explorer. In 1853 he was charged with finding a railroad route across the Rocky Mountains, and while carrying out his mission he explored the Western Slope of Colorado. His expedition moved on to Utah, where he was killed...
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