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  • South Pass Station ; St. Marys, or, Rocky Ridge Station ; Three Crossings Station ; Sweet Water Station 

    Contributor:Collins, Caspar Wever, 1844-1865
    Date:1864?
    Diagrams for South Pass Station, St. Marys, or, Rocky Ridge Station, Three Crossings Station, and Sweet Water Station, all U.S. Army camp/stations. Caspar Collins drew these four stations on a single strip of linen, with ...
  • Platte Bridge Station ; Deer Creek Station ; La Bonte Station, or, Camp Marshall ; Horse Shoe Station 

    Contributor:Collins, Caspar Wever, 1844-1865
    Date:1864?
    Diagram of the Platte Bridge Station, Deer Creek Station, La Bone Station, also known as Camp Marshall, and Horse Shoe Station in Wyoming, U.S. Army stations along the Overland mail route. These four locations are drawn ...
  • Camp Mitchell ; Mud Springs Station ; Ficklins Station 

    Contributor:Collins, Caspar Wever, 1844-1865
    Date:1864?
    Diagrams of Camp Mitchell, Mud Springs Station, and Ficklins Station on the Platte River in the Nebraska Territory. These three locations are located on a single strip of linen, but each site is an individual map. The strip ...
  • Fort Laramie 

    Contributor:Collins, Caspar Wever, 1844-1865
    Date:1864?
    This fort was built in 1834, and at the time was called Fort William. After sale to a fur trading company in 1835, it was renamed Fort John. The current name came about as the result of a clerical error by a shipping clerk ...
  • Camp Collins 

    Contributor:Collins, Caspar Wever, 1844-1865
    Date:1864?
    Diagram for Camp Collins on the Cache la Poudre River in Colorado. In the midst of Indian Wars and emigrant migration, Army troops in the West understood the need for forts at defensive locations. In 1864, Colonel William ...