The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend

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W. Ritchie Press, 1970 - California - 184 pages
Townsend served in the Pacific Division and in California from January 1852 to February 1856. He departed from New York in November 1851, sailed to Panama, crossed it, and sailed up the Pacific Coast, arriving in San Francisco in January 1852. He described the events, persons, and scenery (some with drawings) of the new state.

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