|Across The Fence: Deserters or Outcasts; Three who left. (Part I)|
|September 04, 2014 M. Timothy Nolting|
On September the 7th, 1869 a telegrapher in Utah received what was most likely the newsflash of the day: “Powell’s three men killed by three She-bits… Indian report that they were found in an exhausted state, fed by the She-bits, and put on the trail leading to Washington after which they saw a squaw gathering seed and shot her. Whereupon the She-bits followed up and killed all three.”
The three dead men were Oramel G. Howland: age...
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