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James McGaw Company (1852)

On 1852 June 24
Departed From
Kanesville, Iowa
On 1852 September 20
Vehicle Type
Company Type
Church Train
Company Direction

239 individuals and 54 wagons were in the company when it was organized at the outfitting post at Kanesville, Iowa (present day Council Bluffs). Shortly thereafter, a small group of about 40 people, led by Crandell Dunn, broke off from the main camp and traveled the remaining distance to the Valley independently.

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