Submitted by scott on Sun, 11/07/2021 - 16:36

After 27 miles strike the Valley of the Platte, along the southern bank of the river, over level ground, good for camping, fodder abundant. After 7 miles Fort Kearney in N . lat.40° 38'45'',and W .long. 98°58 ' 11" : approximate altitude 2500 feet above sea level. Groceries, cloths, provisions, and supplies of all kinds are to be procured from the sutler's store. Beyond Kearney a rough and bad road leads to “ Seventeen-Mile Station " 34 Miles 10:30 pm to 8 am August 10, 1860

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