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Carson, Christopher (more generally known as Kit) (1809-1868), an American trapper and hunter, born in Kentucky. He emigrated to Missouri, and made himself intimately acquainted with Indian habits and dialects. He was appointed guide in Fremont's expeditions, and in 1853 was nominated Indian agent in New Mexico. He was made a brevet brigadier-general for his services in the Civil war, and died at Fort Lynn in Colorado.