Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska

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  • Page 41

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    Excerpt:
    [page torn] [t]hem determined to fire & do their best & the Indians seeing their determination broke & run but fired their guns upon the Brethren & the Balls whisled around them but no one injured they did not fire upon the Indians not wishing to kill them if they could Help it. distance of the day 20 m 16 miles sw of from our last station, about half way between the loup fork & Platt rivers. the meridian Alt. of the sun gave for the Lat 41° 9' 26". 0h ...
    Dates:
    April 28, 1847 April 29, 1847 April 30, 1847
  • Page 43

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    Excerpt:
    in the chase so we gave up the Persuit I returned to Br Brown in the Bluffs & found that one of the Bulls He Had given chase to was near dead had lain dead down But Br Brown Had no more Powder or Ball But Before I arived He Had got up & run into the Herd on the Bluff, so we all returned on our chase ground to gather up the meat, we had Killed in all 3 cows one Bull & 5 Calves making 11 in all ...
    Dates:
    May 2, 1847 May 3, 1847