Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel McPhail” in chapter 21 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10.:
... riding on to. Colonel McPhail thrust his sabre through the Indian.
It was here that a stroke of lightning killed private John Murphy, of Company B, and his horse, and stunned another cavalryman.
Colonel McPhail 's grasp was loosened on his sword by the shock.
He thought a shell had fallen among them.
This momentarily checked the charge and rendered it less effective, the Indians getting out on the plain,...
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