CCTX - Major Van Buren - killed by arrows - 1854

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CCTX - Major Van Buren - killed by arrows - 1854 - his eyes closed apon bia defenceless home. Tery...
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.'

Clipped from The New York Times23 Aug 1854, WedPage 2

The New York Times (New York, New York)23 Aug 1854, WedPage 2
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