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ITINERARY OF THE EXPEDITIONS
Senora or Sonora and Ispa, and thence
crosses the Arizona wilderness, ford-
ing many rivers.
The army builds the town of San Hie.
ronimo in Corazones valley.
JULY 7 Coronado reaches Cibola and captures
the first city, the pueblo of Hawikuh,
which he calls Granada.
JULY 11 The Indians retire to their stronghold
on Thunder mountain.
JULY 15 Pedro de Tovar goes to Tusayan or
Moki, returning within thirty days.
JULY 19 Coronado goes to Thunder mountain
and returns the same day.
AUG. 3 Coronado writes to Mendoza. He sends
Juan Gallego to Mexico, and Melchior
Diaz to Corazones with orders for the
army. Friar Marcos accompanies
AUG. 25 (?) Lopez de Cardenas starts to find the
canyons of Colorado river, and is gone
about eighty days.
AUG. 26 Alarcon enters the mouth of Colorado
AUG. 29 Hernando de Alvarado goes eastward
to Tiguex, on the Rio Grande, and to
the buffalo plains.
Pedro de Alvarado arrives in New
SEPT. 7 Hernando de Alvarado reaches Tiguex.
Diaz and Gallego reach Corazones about
the middle of September, and the
army starts for Cibola.
Coronado visits Tutahaco.
SEPT. TO The army reaches Cibola, and goes
JANUARY thence to Tiguex for its winter quar-
ters. The natives in the Rio Grande
pueblos revolt and are subjugated.
The Turk tells the Spaniards about
OCTOBER Diaz starts from Corazones before the
end of September, with twenty five
men, and explores the country along
the Gulf of California, going beyond
Diego de Alcaraz is left in command of
the town of San Hieronimo.
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Winship, George Parker. The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3161/m1/24/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .