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They were visible from the lowest part of the plain, and their summits were, when first discovered, several degrees above our horizon…. Snow could be seen on every part of them which was visible above our horizon…. A herd of bisons, at the distance of a mile, seemed to be standing in a pool of water; and what appeared to us the reflected image was as distinctly seen as the animal itself.
Illusions of this kind are common in the African and Asiatic deserts…. T owards evening the air became more clear, and our view of the mountains was more satisfactory….
We soon remarked a particular part of the range divided into three conic summits, each apparently of nearly equal altitude. This we concluded to be the point designated by Pike as the highest peak….
As we were about to encamp some of the party went in pursuit of a herd of bisons…. July 1 st …. We left our camp at a very early hour, and travelling over a tract differing in no respect but its greater barrenness from that passed on the preceding day. We halted to dine at the distance of sixteen and a half miles.
Many acres of this plain had not vegetation enough to communicate to the surface the least shade of green; a few dwarfish sunflowers and grasses…now entirely withered and brown…. Sunny and hot, with a high near Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light west southwest after midnight.
Winds could gust as high as 17 mph. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.
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Mostly cloudy, with a low around Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.
Partly sunny, with a high near A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. The South Platte Trail was the safest route. Fort Morgan was established in the mids as a defensive measure against the threat of attack by Native Americans. The military post was also called Camp Wardwell.
Made a permanent fort with adobe and sod buildings in July ,  the fort was manned that year by Confederate prisoners of war , nicknamed "galvanized rebels", who had enlisted in the Union Army rather than continue their fate as POWs. Stationed with the soldiers was Captain M. Slater of the 1st Colorado Cavalry Regiment. He died January 20, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fort Morgan.