A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre

A Survivor's Recollections of the Whitman Massacre

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"[...]become of the rest of the family; the Indians are going to kill me and what will become of you, my poor, little sister?" Word was finally passed out not to kill any of the children and we were ordered out of the house, so we went and stood in a corner where the "Indian room" made an ell with the main part of the house; the Indians were very numerous, some of them on horses and most of them armed and painted and they seemed to be waiting for something. Soon out came the immigrant women that had all fled to the Mission house for safety upon the outbreak of the massacre; as they passed us their children went with their mothers, leaving Frank, Eliza Spalding and myself standing there. They were followed by Mr. Rogers and Joe Lewis bearing a settee with the wounded Mrs. Whitman on it, covered up with blankets and Elizabeth close beside it, her arms[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507579918
  • 9781507579916

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