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d of the personal mounted escort of Lieutenant R. S. Williamson, who was charged with the duty of mour or five days after the party under Lieutenant Williamson had begun its march. His personal escay fully the distance made in three by Lieutenant Williamson's party on foot. The first day we indicated that they wished to overtake Lieutenant Williamson's party, which made them less on the lhe Modoc war of 1873-so hard and flinty that Williamson's large command made little impression on ithed the fertile soil of the valley, we found Williamson's trail well defined, deeply impressed in thed from my heart when I found myself so near Williamson's camp, which I joined August 4, 1855, receives in a squatting posture, looked down upon Williamson's party with longing eyes, in expectation of to eat for some time, so when they had made Williamson understand that they were suffering for fooda roots — but not an Indian was to be seen. Williamson directed that nothing in the village should [9 more...]
d. When I relieved Hood — a dragoon officer of their own regiment — they did not like the change, and I understood that they somewhat contemptuously expressed this in more ways than one, in order to try the temper of the new Leftenant, but appreciative and unremitting care, together with firm and just discipline, soon quieted all symptoms of dissatisfaction and overcame all prejudice. The detachment had been made up of details from the different companies of the regiment in order to give Williamson a mounted force, and as it was usual, under such circumstances, for every company commander to shove into the detail he was called upon to furnish the most troublesome and insubordinate individuals of his company, I had some difficulty, when first taking command, in controlling such a medley of recalcitrants; but by forethought for them and their wants, and a strict watchfulness for their rights and comfort, I was able in a short time to make them obedient and the detachment cohesive. In