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August 12, 1864: North Slope LeConte Divide

August 12, 2014

South Fork San Joaquin

South Fork San Joaquin River; by Tom Hilton, on Flickr


Camp 189

Supper and sleep partially restored us, but we came back here [today], a long, hard day’s work. This was necessary, for we were out of flour, rice, beans—in fact, had only tea, sugar, and bacon. This was to be our rendezvous with the soldiers, and they had got in only an hour ahead of us, with an abundance of provisions. Not a great variety, but an abundance of salt pork, flour, coffee, and sugar, so we are all right again.

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  1. August 12, 2014 10:39 am

    Above where Florence Lake now lies?

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