A series of decimating disasters overtakes Colonel Cobb and his ambition to annex Sante Fe as dust storms, prairie fires, Indians, the Mexican army, and his own bad judgment and megalomania takes a toll of attrition on his expeditionary force. Written by
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All the women except Mattie had left but when the Indians run through camp chasing the buffalo a woman can be heard screaming in a tent. When Shad shoots the buffalo Mattie can be seen with him, not in a tent. See more
I'm a seaman. I never expected to die in the middle of the desert. I ought to be on my ship. What in hell am I doing here?