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John C Frémont

John Charles Frémont or Fremont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890) 1845 – expedition with Kit Carson to find source of Arkansas River 1846 – heads for California instead, provokes war, takes control of Bear Flag revolt, murders various people 1847 – proclaimed himself military Governor of California, resulting in court martial for mutiny […]