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Forlorn Hope Expedition, the remote North Fork of the American river canyon, 12-19-20, photo by Bob Crowley.

Day 3: Despair

We traveled 26 miles in one day, it took Forlorn Hope 8 days to reach the same place. Over the next 8 days, five members of Forlorn Hope would perish.…


William Eddy

A carriage-maker from Belleville, Illinois, William Eddy was born to Nathan Eddy and ? act. 1816 in Providence, Rhode Island Eddy is referred to as "William H. Eddy" in the literature of…