The Black Pool

  1. Gregory M. Franzwa, The Santa Fe Trail Revisited (St Louis: The Patrice Press, 1989), 117.

  2. Black Pool File, Kansas Heritage Center, Dodge City, Kansas.

  3. Louise Barry, The Beginning of the West: Annals of the Kansas Gateway to the American West, 1540-1854 (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1972), 703.

  4. "The Arkansas Route: The diary of Charles C. Post," Overland Routes to the Gold Fields, 1859, from Contemporary Diaries, ed. By Leroy R. Hafen, The Southwest Historical Series, Vol. II (Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1942), 42.

  5. Jack E. and Patricia K. A. Fletcher, "The Cherokee Trail," Overland Journal, 13 (1995).

  6. "William Quesenbury's Diary," Flashback, 29 (February, May August, and November of 1979), Washington County Arkansas Historical Society.

  7. "The Journal of Samuel D. Raymond, 1859-1862," ed. By Lloyd W. Gundy, Wagon Tracks, 10 (November 1995): 15,, 19n5.
    Used With Permission of the Author
    David Clapsaddle

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