All the passengers had got out of the train, the wheels of which were stained with blood. From the tyres and spokes hung ragged pieces of flesh.

As far as the eye could reach on the white plain behind, red trails were visible. The last Sioux were disappearing in the south, along the banks of Republican River.

But when the passengers counted each other on the station platform several were found missing; among others the courageous Frenchman, whose devotion had just saved them.

Carried on by the force already acquired, the train still moved for several minutes; but the brakes were worked and at last they stopped, less than a hundred feet from station.
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There were many wounded, but none mortally. Colonel Proctor was one of the most seriously hurt he had fought bravely, and a ball had entered his groin

The servant of a state which had vanished with the hopes of the South. I determined to work my way to the southwest and attempt to retrieve my fallen fortunes in a search for gold.

Quo spent nearly a year prospecting in company with another Confederate officer, Captain James K. Powell of Richmond

Quo spent nearly a year prospecting in company with another Confederate officer, Captain James K. Powell of Richmond

Quo spent nearly a year prospecting in company with another Confederate officer, Captain James K. Powell of Richmond