March 16, 1860
The story of “one of the military companies who wish to be paid for their services in exterminating the poor savages. The recital is a horrible one.” The soldiers, evidently a company of volunteers, during a period of “drinking and carousing” formed the plan, and then attacked. “The greater part of the male Indians fled at the onset, and the inhuman white troop; perpetrated a brutal massacre upon the squaws and children.”
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