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Harold Keith
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"He spent the morning helping his father thresh the wheat by hand, using two hickory clubs tied together with buckskin and letting the wind blow out the chaff." Chapter 5, p. 34

"He helped his mother plait lamp wicks and fry refuse pork, out of which to make the fuel oil for the lamps." Chapter 5, p. 34

"Jeff thought it was a great sight to see the army, like a gigantic bull-snake, serpentining through the countryside in a long, loosely jointed column a mile in length, the cavalry leading, the infantry in the middle, and the artillery riding behind. His heart beat high. They were leaving the last jumping-off place, going farther and farther away from the security of the fort. Every mile they traveled took them nearer to battle." Chapter 6, p. 41

"You deliberately shot it off so you'd get a discharge. Well, it won't work. I'll have you court-martialed for...

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