Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on October 31, 1962 · Page 3
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 3

Garden City, Kansas
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Wednesday, October 31, 1962
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Pnrdcn City Telegram Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1962 Years Ago In a letler writ' en on October 25, 1862, from thu Cherokee Nation (present Oklahoma), a trooper with the Second Kansas cavalry described what has been called the "battle of Old Fort Wayne." Involved in the action of October 22 were two Kansas regiments and Colonel VVeer's Indian troops, serving under Gen. James G. Blunt of Kansas. "We began to think from the way \ve were moving that an enemy must hp somew'iicrc ne<ar. Passing through Mnysville (Arkansas) at a gallop we heard that our advance guard had run the Scccsh picket.-;. \Vc now began to have hopes that we might have a little work to do; the boys needed no urging, but went forward as fast as their jaded bcrs-es could go. . . "On the road we passed Cloud anxiously waiting for the artillery and infantry to come up, still at a gallop over the prairie wlii.ii we had struck at Maysville. Three or four miles from Maysville we were drawn up in line of battle at what I should call the open end of a horse shoe with timber qn either side . • • "One company was dismounted and sent forward to beat through the brush on the left; they however, found no enemy. Two companies on the right were now detached and sent forward as an advance, the rest with the howitzer following on, reaching the first fence nearly half a mile from the first line, a few only remaining with the horses, while the others went forward. Here we opened fire. The enemy at tho. same tim'e opened from what we soon discovered was a battery. Our howitzers had by this time got into position on a little eminence behind us and to our right and soon were sending destruction into Hie ranks of the enemy. . . ! "The order was now given ) forward and fire at will and as i fast as you can.' For a few! minutes shot and shell flew over our heads thick and fast. When we were two-thirds through the first field. . . the order was given to charge and it was charge and yell. A thousand Indians could not have set up a I louder one. When we reached the fence the enemy had skedaddled, leaving ... a battery of four guns. . . We gave them a parting volley, but dared not, with the few men we had, penetrate into the brush. "Had the infantry been up at this time our victory would have been complete, be few companies of Indians did come in time to pick up those that could not get away fast. . . It seoms we fought about 3,000 Texans and Indians . . . The rebel loss is estimated at from 150 to 300 in killed and wounded. It is reported that the rebel artillery suffered heavily, tkad bodies being found in tire woods for several days after the fight. Our loss was one killed by a cannon shot and seven or eight \younded, several of whom have since died. "Strangest cf all, that of those who charged on t'ne guns not a single man was hurt. It can only be accountcxl for from the "fact that we were so near the guns that the shot flew over us. . Had we not been tired out with night marcliing, or had we only at that time liad something to eat, we mivht have pursued the enemy with good results; but our wagons were far in the rear and many of us had eaten nothing; in 30 hours; so it was hardly | possible to follow them through I the country unknown to us. . . ! The Indians were sent in pursuit ' but found only a few stragglers . and several baggage wagons. j "The Second camped on the, battlefield the night after the battle. . . We arc now waiting ! lor supplies before making any! further advance. Our destination' is supposed to be Fort Smith." Wel come EXQUISITE FASHION APPEAL! on JEWELRY STORE Garden City, Kansas BARGAINS TO FILL R FREEZE MIX EM OR MATCH EM BEL AIR FROZEN FOODS Mixed Vegetables Green Beans, Rhubarb or Broccoli Spears Pkgs. Orange Juice Grape and Grapefruit Too! 6 Oz. 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