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Civil War Spy on West Slope

Captain Milton Cline was an interesting character in the history of western Colorado. Co-founder of town of Ouray, involved in helping hostages after Meeker tragedy, and a former Civil War spy.

Cline obit photo

This photo ran with his obituary in Montrose in 1911.

There is more information about him available than I anticipated when I began researching his background. You can read my history column on him by clicking the link below.


bob silbernagel

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