The Unvanquished, 111 (Event)

Page Number: 
111
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
We rode until daylight, with the ten chests
Page Event Ends: 
113
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
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Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Saturday, August 15, 1863
Summary: 

The Sartoris party head for home with numerous mules and ex-slaves following, heading first for a ford to cross the river, but as soon as it is light, Rosa Millard stops the wagon to read the order, where she learns her simple request for one chest of silver, two mules, and two "darkies" had been misheard as ten chests of silver and 110 each of mules and Negroes.

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Keywords: 
Reparations, Miscommunication, Loot, Misunderstanding, Comedy, Humor, Letter
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