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Fort Tejon
Established on August 10, 1854, by 1st Lieutenant Thomas F. Castor, 1st Dragoons, to replace ineffectual Fort Miller on the San Joaquin River, Fort Tejon ...

Mojave Desert - Edward Beale
Lieutenant Beale, associated with all facets of Fort Tejon's history, made the post ... The experimental use of camels was so successful that Beale strongly ...

Fort Mojave
Fort Tejon was first garrisoned by the United States Army on August 10, 1854 and was abandoned ten years later on September 11, 1864. People in the Mojave . ...

Fort Independence - Inyo County
Fort Tejon bad been unbearable under McLaughlin and a disinterested Indian agent. By January, 1864, only 380 Indians were left. In another six months, ...

Camel Expedition
After reaching Fort Tejon, Lt. Beale decided that the camels' ... Fort Tejon was located in the Canada de las Uvas, about 15 miles southwest of the . ...

Major General James Henry Carleton
Summer of 1858 saw him, his family and 700 raw recruits stationed at Fort Tejon, California as commander of the Fort with the First Dragoons. ...

Military in the Mojave Desert
After duty in the East he was back in 1859 at Fort Tejon, ... Amiel W. Whipple. In 1853-56 he had charge of the exploration from Fort Smith, Ark., ...

Mojave Desert - John C. Fremont
Afterwards, he became a rancher and then a Minister to Austria-Hungary. Associated photo tours Route 66 - Fort Tejon Also see - John Charles Fremont . ...

History of the Eastern Mojave
The Civil War prompted the military to abandon Fort Mojave in 1861. ... Camp Beale's Springs - Kingman Arizona Quarters at Fort Tejon ...

Dr. Darwin French
After the war he deserted and became a cattle rancher near Fort Tejon. In 1850, he provided Manly and Rogers with supplies to return and guide the rest of ...

1st Dragoons, Co. K
Mojave History - Military: Bitter Springs - Fort Irwin ... his family and 700 raw recruits stationed at Fort Tejon, California as commander of . ...

Beale Expedition
Beale took his expedition as far west as Tejon, let it rest for several months, and then headed back to Fort Defiance in early 1858. ...

Man Dies at Lane's from Arrow Wounds
In February, the commander of Fort Tejon, Colonel B. L. Beall, detailed a squad of First Dragoons to pursue the Indians. Lieutenant Carr and 25 men were ...

History of Fort Tejon
At the top of Grapevine Canyon, the adobe buildings of Fort Tejon State Historic Park guard a beautiful tree-lined meadow. Between 1854 and 1864, ...

History in the Mojave Preserve
The effort to supply the fort caused wagon teams from Los Angeles to cross the ... an Army dragoon from Fort Tejon, California, into the desert to exact ...

Earthquakes Along the San Andreas Fault
January 9, 1857 Fort Tejon earthquake 350 kilometers were ruptured in central and ... Though it is known as the Fort Tejon earthquake, the epicenter is ...

Earthquake Faults: Mojave Desert Geology
The two largest earthquakes in California, the Fort Tejon earthquake of 1857 and the famous San Francisco earthquake of 1906 were similar in magnitude (M7.9 ...

Highway 138
Highway 138. Tours following 138 near Ft. Tejon in the west, east to Silverwood Lake. Fort Tejon (5 Fwy) Ripley Desert Woodland California Poppy Reserve ...

Oak Creek/Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery Route Guide
J.W. Davidson had been sent from Fort Tejon in 1859 to determine whether the natives were the culprits in a series of horse thefts. ...

A Trip to Death Valley
Mr. Rhodes and party, seven in all, left alive from his party arrived through Tehachepi Pass, or near Fort Tejon Pass, more dead than alive. ...

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