When he returned to camp with the horses, he found that his men had killed McIntire.
This is particularly noticeable in the balustrades, probably McIntire's work.
Having fallen upon the trail of McIntire, they pursued it for some distance, and at length overtook him.
When McIntire arrived, cheering his men forward on foot, the rebels broke in confusion and fled.
Not only outside the house but inside as well, one comes across McIntire's wonderful carving.
The mantel is one of McIntire's best, the central feature being a basket of flowers with festooned ornamentations on either side.
They represent different designs of McIntire, in some cases showing baskets, in some flowers, and in others garlands.
Many of the fireplaces are particularly fine, as McIntire has taken special pains to give good samples of his work.
Upon this the Indians moved off; and three brothers of McIntire coming to his relief, they all pursued the trail of the savages.
Upon the chimneypieces, not only in this room but also in the several others, it would seem as if McIntire had put his best work.