DESCRIPTION: "From Squawky Hill two Indians came, To Bennett's Creek to hunt for game...." "Come, solemn muse, assist my song... To sing of Stephens, lately fell...." "The Indian shot him in the side." After his body is found, wife, children, neighbors mourn
AUTHOR: M. Tymeson?
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Burt)
KEYWORDS: homicide family mourning Indians(Am.)
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Burt, pp. 131-133, "(Joshua Stevens)" (1 text)
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