Eagerly we looked to the westward, but no wagon-train appeared.
Already they could see in the distance the wagon-train, ready for a start.
"If they keep that up long enough, the wagon-train may hear 'em," he said, finally.
The cheers were given with a will, and the wagon-train commenced the descent.
We gathered up the wounded and rode over the ridge in search of the wagon-train.
It is a terrible place, and many a wagon-train has left its bones there.
"I need not say that I am exceedingly glad to meet you, for you have saved my men and the wagon-train," was the answer.
Colonel Dunbar followed with the remainder of the army and the wagon-train.
The prisoners, the wagon-train, the despatches were theirs; but one of them had ridden to his rendezvous with death.
There is naught for us to do now but to go and escort the wagon-train back to the city.