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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 1 Browse Search
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by seizing his horse's tail, but, unfortunately for him, the pony got a shot in the shoulder. John Platt, of Company L, dashed up to finish the Indian with his revolver, but it didn't go off, and befthe Indian, who had reserved a shot in his gun, which he fired into the thigh and bowels of poor Platt, giving him his death wound. Joe Campbell, one of the scouts, tried to save Platt, but it was tPlatt, but it was too late. Campbell's shot, fired at the same instant that the Indian fired the fatal shot at Platt, went through the vitals of the savage and finished him. Platt's comrades, exasperated at his mortalPlatt's comrades, exasperated at his mortal wound, tore the Indian's scalp from his head before he was dead. A part of the Sixth regiment, under Major McLaren, had returned to camp, and was on their color line, on the side where the IndianPrivate John Murphy, First Minnesota mounted rangers, killed by ligntning. Wounded. Private John Platt, Company L, First Minnesota mounted rifles, wounded in right groin; since died. Private