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10/30/08 - Col. Kit Carson and the Navajo War

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Kit Carson was a young kid on the Santa Fe Trail, a fur trapper and a scout for John C. Fremont in the Rocky Mountains. In military activities in the West during the Civil War, Carson served as a colonel in the New Mexico Territory under General James H. Carleton in a campaign to stop Navajo raids and to move the tribe to a new area.