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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 2 Browse Search
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them. They stopped a moment to return it, but the distance was too great for effect. While Colonel Crooks was at the river, the General sent an order by Lieutenant Beever, aid-decamp. While returning with an answer, Lieutenant Beever mistook a trail that led down the river, where his body was found next day pierced by three aLieutenant Beever mistook a trail that led down the river, where his body was found next day pierced by three arrows and a ball. He had also wounds from a tomahawk on his head. His horse lay near him. Two pools of blood, twenty paces from his body, indicated that two of his murderers had paid dearly for his life. On the same trail, was found the body of private Nicholas Miller, of Company K, Sixth regiment, who had made the same mistake in taking the trail that Beever had. Two days were passed in camp at the mouth of Apple Creek, on the Missouri, opposite Burnt Boot Island. and then the homeward march was resumed. The expedition had but fifteen days rations, nine or ten of which would be consumed in returning to Camp Atchison. It would take two or three day