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Sal Taylor (View posts)
Posted: 4 Nov 2000 7:10AM GMT
Classification: Lookup
Edited: 5 Sep 2001 8:45PM GMT
According to Catherine Sager (p.68) Sales and Bewly didn't die until 2 weeks after Dr Whitman was killed. The two of them were almost over their bout with the measles. At one point they were in the kitchen and were told they would work for the Cayuse and take Cayuse wives. Apparently Sales swore at them and taunted them with what would happen when the troops arrived. Apparently the Cayuse felt that at this point they had little to lose. Shortly thereafter, two weeks after the Whitmans were killed they were dragged from their beds and beaten to death. Most of the other captives were traumatized. One gave his daughter as a bride and offered other girls although he had no others. Bewley and Sales were feisty! Page 101 of Thompson, Shallow Grave at Waiilatpu tells basically the same story.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Sal Taylor 4 Nov 2000 2:10PM GMT 
MIZ 2 Dec 2000 6:41AM GMT 
Craig Reekie 10 Dec 2000 6:23PM GMT 
MIZ 11 Dec 2000 7:55AM GMT 
lamron 25 Feb 2001 2:24PM GMT 
MIZ 25 Feb 2001 6:55PM GMT 
Sal Taylor 4 Jan 2001 8:07PM GMT 
MIZ 10 Jan 2001 3:49PM GMT 
OklahomaClayt... 6 Sep 2001 3:16AM GMT 
deidre cox 13 Sep 2001 12:18AM GMT 
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