CCTX - Major Van Buren - killed by arrows - 1854
his eyes closed apon bia defenceless home. Tery many tales of savage cruelty never go beyond this locality the perpetrators of which roam about with impunity. A few daya ago a gallant officer of the Rifle Regiment, after a march of 300 miles, met with bis skeleton company a party of 30 Indians. Indians. A conflict ensued, and though the latter were routed, they could not be pursued. Major Tan Br a kn, pierced with three arrows, was taken into Corpus Christi, where what f " Tbe knell, tbe shroue, the mattock and ths grave ; The cetp, damp vault, the darkness and iha worm.'