The war hero Kit Carson died at the age of 58. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Frontiersman who participated in the Mexican-American and Civil Wars and led conquests of several Native American tribes.
He married Josefa Jaramillo in February 1843. The couple had eight children.
In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.
Each of us, having received several hundred dollars, we passed the time gloriously, spending our money freely – never thinking that our lives were risked gaining it.