This is the field promotion for Patrick Collins signed by Abraham Lincoln on February 21, 1862. Patrick Collins was born March 17, 1833 in Ireland and immigrated to the United States as a young man. He enlisted in the army in 1855. He served in the...
Located on Salmon River 12 miles from Dixie, Idaho. Operated by row boats on either side. It was first operated by a man name Robinson, later by Warren Cook. Ferry could only carry 3 or 4 horses per trip.
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Photograph of writing on a rock found on west side of Raft River, a mile south of the junction of the Old Oregon Trail and the California Cut-Off known as the Yale Diversion. Writing was done with axle grease and shows names with date.