Painted Horses - John III Summary & Analysis

Malcolm Brooks
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This section tells the backstory of John H's army days. In spite of his bad knee, John H is drafted and reports to training to get mule packing skills. When he arrives, the officials take his saddle. He tries to get it back, but his training officer holds him back. This, and his limp, which the officer thinks that John H is faking, gets John H on the officer's bad side and John H can't do anything right. John H keeps on though, driven to get his saddle back. One day his actions get him thrown into the brig and he worries that he'll never see his saddle again.

Two weeks later, though, his old CBC foreman shows up and tells him that he's gotten him transferred to the Calvary unit, something that John H didn't know existed. Once he's convinced that it...

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