Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Big Sewell Mountain” in chapter 1.35 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...ioned, and I purchased him for $175 (gold value) in the fall of 1861, of Captain James W. Johnson, son of Mr. Johnson first above mentioned.
When the Wise Legion was encamped about Meadow Bluff and Big Sewell Mountain , I rode this horse, which was then greatly admired in the camp for his rapid, springy walk, his high spirit, bold carriage and muscular strength.
He needed neither whip nor spur, and would walk hi...
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