He was instantly met and borne to the snow by Bones, the second “wheel-horse.”
As a leader he was fine; as a wheel-horse, he was not always just to himself.
One gun upset when a wheel-horse was shot, and had to be abandoned, together with a waggon, the horses of which were killed.
Had the other wheel-horse not been as steady as a rock, we would have gone right over.
Garrett one day, "every church has to have a wheel-horse, and I might as well be the wheel-horse as any body."
Horace jumped from the back of the wheel-horse, followed by a couple of the gunners, and ran across the road.
They would only look upon me as the wheel-horse of the car of state, and wonder that I could pull along so patiently.