Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pit River” in chapter 4 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...is I prevented his doing, however, and we continued cautiously and slowly on to develop the source of the sounds in front.
We had not gone far before I discovered that the noise came from a band of Pit River Indians, who had struck the trail of the surveying expedition, and were following it up, doubtless with evil intent.
Dismounting from my horse I counted the moccasin tracks to ascertain the number ...
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