|Mary Bedichek's Cabin would have looked |
similar in Columbus, MO, Johnson County's First Settlement
No sooner said than the old gentleman seized the pistol with one hand and threw the other around the ruffian, and being very strong for his age, the old man succeeded in preventing him from shooting. By this time the daughter had concealed by her side a very heavy corn-knife,
|Typical Corn Knife|
|Picture of a young lady about 1880|
|Col. Thomas T. Crittenden|
in the 7th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, on the Union side.
|24th Governor of Missouri. Col. Thomas Theodore Crittenden, Warrensburg Attorney|