Stilwell was downcast by the blow he had received in the loss of more than half his herd through the Texas scourge.
"You forgot about our cattle, Mother," Stilwell chided, ignoring Morgan's request.
We had no tents, but the Major (Stilwell) had a bivouac and invited me in with him, which was a blessing as it rained all night.
Stilwell inquired, hurrying out, followed by his wife and son.
I am Captain Stilwell, one of the earl's aides de camp; and you, father?
"He's here, honey," Mrs. Stilwell told her, consoling her like a hurt child.
Mrs. Stilwell chided him sharply, perhaps having history behind her to justify her alarm at these symptoms.
Stilwell was nowhere to be seen, his pursuit of Drumm having led him far.
Stilwell got up, and stood looking at the moon a little while as if calculating the time of night.
In the early evening they arrived at Stilwell and secured rooms at the hotel.