Map of the DeSoto Expedition
Actor: "In order to speed our journey, we killed our last horses, which lightened our load and provided us enough dried meat for the last weeks of the expedition. "
|Photo credit: Still frame from "Hernando DeSoto in America." Original video provided courtesy of the DeSoto National Memorial.
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