63. Frink August 8, 1850

We did not stop but traveled along ten miles further, and at ten o'clock at night came to the first water. Around us was a terrible scene; the earth was strewed with dead horses and cattle. Those whose duty it was to stand guard last night, went to sleep through excessive fatigue, and the horses got to the wagon containing our provisions, and ate all the beans and dried fruit. The animals had had nothing to eat except a short allowance of the hay we had hauled with us. 

The approximate August 8 camp location is shown below.