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  This remarkable pencil sketch of Fort Yuma was drawn about 1853 by a soldier identified only as Private Will, a member of the 2nd U.S. Infantry under the command of Capt. Samuel P. Heintzelman. A career officer from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Heintzelman had been ordered in 1850 to establish an Army post at the confluence ...

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