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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 11 1 Browse Search
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mediators (as I may call them) under charge of an officer of the army, Lieutenant F. W. Beecher, a very intelligent man, and directed him to send them out to visit amwas and Comanches. From the different posts-Wallace, Dodge, and Lamed-Lieutenant Beecher kept up communication with all three scouts, and through him I heard fromeave no distinctive trail. When this frightful raid was taking place, Lieutenant Beecher, with his three scouts-Comstock, Grover, and Parr — was on Walnut Creek. nd party, against about seven hundred Cheyennes and Sioux. Forsyth, with Lieutenant Beecher, and Doctor J. H. Mooers as surgeon, was in charge of a company of citizeeft the post on the 10th of September, the command consisting of himself, Lieutenant Beecher, Acting Assistant Surgeon Mooers, and the full strength, forty-seven men, wounds, and once on the head, a slight abrasion of the scalp. A moment later Beecher was killed and Doctor Mooers mortally wounded; and in addition to these misfor