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James D. Savage – Update

Savage Landmark

I have discovered a new source of detail of James D. Savage’s life. This post shares some of the background.

James D. Savage – 1817-1852

Savage Landmark

Also known as the White Chief (or Blonde King), James D. Savage lead the Mariposa Battalion into Yosemite Valley to track down and capture Chief Tenaya of the Yosemites on March 25, 1851. He is credited with leading the first westerners to see Yosemite Valley.