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A company was detailed to collect all the Indian horses running loose over the country, and to burn the other Indian property.
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After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
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As a good horse is not very apt to jump over a bank, if left to guide himself, I let mine pick his own way.
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At Frenchman's Fork we discovered an Indian village, but did not surprise it, for its people had noticed us approaching.
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Every few minutes Captain Graham would ride up to see if the trail was freshening and how soon we should be likely to overtake the thieves.
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Father caught a severe cold from which he had never entirely recovered. In April 1857, he died at home from kidney disease.
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General Carr recommended that I be made chief of scouts in the Department of the Platte, and informed me that in this position I would receive higher wages than I had been getting in the Department of the Missouri.
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General Custer carried on a mild flirtation with one of Spotted Tail's daughters.
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General Custer was a close observer and student of personal character.
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Harrington saved my life. Amid sorrow we laid him away to rest in a picturesque spot on Pilot Knob. His death cast a gloom over our household.
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Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road.
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I began to think my time had come, as the saying is.
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I felt only as a man can feel who is roaming over the prairies of the far West, well armed, and mounted on a fleet and gallant steed.
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I found Spotted Tail's lodge. He invited me to enter.
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I got into Leavenworth sometime in July. I was interviewed for the first time in my life and the next morning I found my name in print as the youngest Indian slayer on the plains.
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I had a sweetheart, like all school-boys. Her name was Mary Hyatt.
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I had many enemies among the Sioux; I would be running considerable risk in meeting them.
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I had the best buffalo horse that ever made a track.
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I knew at once that I was among Indian horses, and had walked into the wrong pew; so I backed out as quickly as possible.
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I left the Pawnee scouts to keep watch, while I went back and informed General Carr that the Indians were in sight.
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I noticed my wife felt grieved over the manner in which these people had treated me.
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I persuaded the Indian to trade horses with me, and in this way I became the owner of the buckskin steed, not as my own property, however, but as a government horse that I could ride.
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I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen.
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Indians were frequently off their reservations.
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Major North and myself went out in advance of the command several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.
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Major North has had for years complete power over these Indians and can do more with them than any man living.
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My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
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My debut upon the world's stage occurred on February 26, 1845, in the State of Iowa.
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My first plan of escape having failed, I now determined upon another.
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My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long.
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My wife was delighted with the home I had given her amid the prairies of the far west.
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Nothing of course was ever done to Bill for the killing of Tutt.
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Occasionally I scared up a herd of buffaloes, or antelopes, or coyotes, or deer, which would frighten my horse for a moment.
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On reaching the place where the Indians had surprised us, we found the bodies of the three men whom they had killed and scalped, and literally cut into pieces.
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Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver. The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
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Some days I would go without any fire at all, and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water.
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Springfield has always had a place in my heart.
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The audience, upon learning that the real Buffalo Bill was present, gave several cheers between the acts.
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The cholera had broken out at the post, and five or six men were dying daily.
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The Confederates had suspected Wild Bill of being a spy for two or three days, and had watched him closely.
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The Free State men, myself among them, took it for granted that Missouri was a slave state.
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The fugitive was dressed in Confederate uniform, and as he rode into our lines I recognized him as Wild Bill, the Union scout.
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The Indians had now become so bad and had stolen so much stock that it was decided to stop the pony express for at least six weeks.
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The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them.
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The Indians were well mounted and felt proud and elated because they had been made United States soldiers.
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The McCarthy boys, at the proper moment, gave orders to fire upon the advancing enemy.
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The Pawnee scouts had made quite a reputation for themselves as they had performed brave and valuable services, in fighting against the Sioux.
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The prisoners had appeared very docile, and had made no attempt to escape, and therefore I did not think it necessary to hobble them.
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Washington newspaper men know everything.
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We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment.
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We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts, and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
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We observed a party of returning Californians coming from the West. The buffalo herd stampeded at once and broke for the hills.
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Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
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Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men whom he had at various times killed.
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Wild Bill was having a fight with the roughs in the barroom.
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