Finerty, John F., 1846-1908. (John Frederick) / War-path and bivouac : or, The conquest of the Sioux : a narrative of stirring personal experiences and adventures in the Big Horn and Yellowstone expedition of 1876, and in the campaign on the British border, in 1879
Chapter VII. Face to face with Sitting Bull, pp. 353-370 PDF (4.0 MB)
370 WAR-PATH AND BIVOUAC, command. This made her journey much over one hundred and twenty miles. The poor wretch was nearly dead when she reached her father's tepee. Her two brothers were counted the most dangerous men in the hostile camp. What inventions of the romancist can equal in startling events the actual experiences of Indian warfare? I retired to rest, pretty well tired out, " lulled " to sleep by the wild death wails of the Sioux whose relatives fell in the then recent conflict along Milk river.
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