Journey from Cantonment Leavenworth to the Grand Bend and the Little Missouri

Dangerous place – Wåssóbä-Wakándagä – Independence Creek – Blacksnake Hills with trading house – Nodaway River – Wolf River – Grand Nemaha River – Land of the Half-breeds – Nishnabotna River– Little Nemaha River – Violent storm – Weeping Water Creek – Platte River – Bellevue – Omaha Indians – Their dance – Council Bluff –Boyer Creek – Little Sioux River – Blackbird Hill – Floyd’s Grave and River – Big Sioux River – Iowa River – Vermillion River – Jacques River – The Ponca Indians – Meeting with the steamboat Assiniboine – Striking hills – Cedar Island – Long halt because of lack of water – First view of bison and antelope – Long stay near the Bijou Hills – Cedar Fort –Sioux Agency – The Dacota (Sioux) Indians – Big Bend – Medicine River – Teton River – Fort