"Ambuscade", 11 (Event)

Page Number: 
11
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
But we reached the house at last
Page Event Ends: 
15
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Sunday, June 1, 1862 to Sunday, August 31, 1862
Summary: 

The boys tell Granny what happened and hide under her skirt just as a soldier arrives looking for them. She learns that the boys shot a horse and not a man. A colonel calls off the search, though he clearly recognizes where the boys are hiding.

Chronological Order: 
24.00
Keywords: 
lying, cursing, childhood, grandchild, animal, horse, violence, gun, musket, shooting, horse racing, gambling, courtesy, manners, war, food, military occupation, family
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