Josiah Gregg Quote

In default of bow or lance, they chase with the fusil, but seldom so successfully as with the former weapons. The Americans generally prefer 'running' with the horseman's pistol; yet the Indian is apt to kill double as many with his arrows or lance.


Commerce of the Prairies (1831–1839), Chapter 27 - Animals of the Prairies

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In default of bow or lance, they chase with the fusil, but seldom so successfully as with the former weapons. The Americans generally prefer...

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In default of bow or lance, they chase with the fusil, but seldom so successfully as with the former weapons. The Americans generally prefer...

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In default of bow or lance, they chase with the fusil, but seldom so successfully as with the former weapons. The Americans generally prefer...

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In default of bow or lance, they chase with the fusil, but seldom so successfully as with the former weapons. The Americans generally prefer...