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Captivity of the Oatman Girls
CHAPTER IThe first Encampment -- The Oatman Family -- The only traveling Companions of the Oatman Family resolve to remain -
CHAPTER IIMr. and Mrs. Oatman in Perplexity -- The Massacre -- The Capture of Olive and Mary Ann -
CHAPTER IIILorenzo Conscious of most of the Scenes of the Massacre -- Attacked by Wolves -- Olive and Mary Ann Purchased by the Mohaves -
CHAPTER IVOne Year of Labor and Suffering -- Starvation -- The Decline of Mary Ann -- The killing of the two Captives as a Sacrifice -
CHAPTER VAn Expedition of Hostility against the Coccopahs -- The Preparation -- The Anxiety of Olive -- The Five Cochopa Captives -- Nowereha -- Evil Spirits -- Hopes of Escape
CHAPTER VILorenzo Oatman -- Dark Thoughts -- His earnest but fruitless Endeavors -- The false Report of Mr. Black -- Mr. Grinell -- Mr. Low.
CHAPTER VIIFrancisco goes over the River -- Secret Council -- Danger of a Fight among themselves -- A Letter from the Whites -- Advice to kill their Captive -- Daughter of the Chief -- Their Journey to Fort Yuma.