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Fraeb's Last Fight and How Battle Creek Got Its Name
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TitleFraeb's Last Fight and How Battle Creek Got Its Name
AbstractHistorical article about Henry Fraeb, "partner in the famous Rocky Mountain Fur Company and subsequently proprietor on the South Platte River." Fraeb was a mountain man in northern Colorado and a German from Saint Louis who worked with Thomas Fitzpatrick, Jim Bridger, Milton Sublette, and Old Bill Williams, from 1829 through the 1830s. He co-founded the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, which dissolved in 1834, and was killed in a battle with Indians in 1841 on the Snake River while a partner of Jim Bridger at a Green River trading post.
AuthorLeRoy R. Hafen
DateMay 1930
SourceColorado Magazine
LocationPeriodical
Volume7
Number3
Page97-101
SubjectFur trade
Discovery & exploration
Mountains
Campaigns & battles
Local SubjectBridger, Jim
Fraeb, Henry
Colorado
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine article
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Item ID218139
CONTENTdm number37810
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