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153 Years Ago Territorial Enterprise, Carson City, Nevada Territory June 1860 (Pyramid Lake War): “We have been permitted to make the following extracts from a letter from Dr. Ormsby to Mrs. W. M. Ormsby, giving an account of the discovery of his brothers’ remains. —Ed. Camp Ormsby, June 3, 1860, — Dear Sister: “ ... The Indians in great numbers attacked us from behind deep gulches ... I suppose the fight lasted two or three hours ... Captain Storey is mortally wounded ... One of the greatest things for you, my dear sister, is the discovery of the Major’s remains …

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