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 lowing is the official list of the killed and wounded, as reported by Medical Director Wharton:
Surgeon J. S. Weiser, First Minnesota mounted rangers.
Private Gustaf Stark, Company B, First Minnesota mounted rangers.
Private Nicholas Miller, Company K, Sixth Minnesota volunteers.
The above were killed in the battles above described.
To these must be added the name of
Lieutenant Freeman, Company D, First Minnesota mounted rangers, who was killed in the affair from which