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The man who shot Tecumseh
Posted by: J. Alan Woods (ID *****9971) Date: May 20, 2006 at 07:59:54
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“Colonel Johnson, a conspicuous figure in the battle, rode at the great Shawnee chief and shot him down with his pistol. ‘Rumpsey, Dumpsey, Hickory Crumpsey, Colonel Johnson killed Tecumseh’ ran the doggerel of the day.” Hawthorn, Julian. United States (New York, 1899) Vol. 11, p. 723

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