The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

Calvin N. Bright

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 9 May 1860 Mono County, California, USA
  • Burial Lee Vining, Mono County, California, USA
  • Plot Grave location unknown
  • Memorial ID 110198307

Poisoned. - A correspondent of the Red Bluff Beacon, writing from Monoville, May 21st, relates the following sad occurrence:

A young man from Red Bluff, by the name of Calvin N. Bright, died from the effect of poison, on the 9th of the present month. The particulars are as follows: He left here (Monoville) in company with two other men, on a prospecting expedition, and when about twenty-five miles from here, they commenced prospecting in what is called Bloody Canon, and Bright found a root he supposed to be calamus, and chewed some of it, and gave some of it to one of the partners, and he chewed it also, and they were both taken sick immediately; the other man saved the life of one by giving him grease, but Bright was so far gone that it did him no good, and he only lived three hours. He was buried as decently as the circumstances would admit of, in Bloody Canon, close to the Mariposa trail.
(Sacramento Daily Union, 6/22/1860)


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: Sue
  • Added: 8 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110198307
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Calvin N. Bright (unknown–9 May 1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110198307, citing Bloody Canyon Gravesite, Lee Vining, Mono County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 47371789) .