November the fourth, in the year ninety-one, We had a sore engagement near to Fort Jefferson!
By seven in the evening, the fugitives reached Fort Jefferson, a distance of twenty-nine miles.
Fort Jefferson was established on the Mississippi river to guard the mouth of the Ohio.
He lingered in great pain at Fort Jefferson until the 11th of December following when death relieved him from his sufferings.
Disguised as Indians, feathered and painted, he and a few others left Fort Jefferson.