Imported during the Pierce administration of the 1850's under then Secretary of
War Jefferson Davis, more than 100 camels called Texas home. The US military utilized
the camels on numerous road and boundary survey expeditions for packing supplies
through the arid Southwest before, during and after the Civil War. Now 150 years
latter a group of modern pioneers with 6 camels follow in there footsteps from were
the camels first set shore at Indianola and traveled over two hundred miles to reach Camp Verde.