Rifles for Watie - Chapter 14, The Cow Lot Summary & Analysis

Harold Keith
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Chapter 14, The Cow Lot Summary

The Kansas Volunteers return to the Cherokee Indian Nation of Tahlequah, and Jeff is so excited to see Lucy Washbourne again that he primps himself to go over and pay them a visit. He approaches their home and hears the women out back in the cow lot. The cow will not let her calf near her so the calf can eat. The Washbourne women, unskilled with farm animals, fail to move the cow near her calf so the baby can eat. Jeff asks if they have tried salting the calf's back. Lucy's mother fetches a cup of table salt, Jeff spreads it on the calf's back, the mother comes over to lick the salt, and the calf nudges the mother's udder. The Washbourne women are in awe of Jeff.

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