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Re: Zeigler -Shenandoah Co VA
Posted by: Ronna Todd (ID *****7464) Date: August 06, 2002 at 15:42:16
In Reply to: Zeigler -Shenandoah Co VA by Vickie Miller of 609

A History of Shenandoah County, pages 71-72:
"About the year 1765, .... a band of Indians appeared in the vicinity of Woodstock and Narrow Passage. On Narrow Passage Creek eighteen or twenty women and children had collected together, planning to go to the fort at Woodstock. An old man by the name of George Sigler was with them. They were attacked by five Indians. Sigler fired, wounding one of the savages in the leg; then he used his gun as a club and fought desperately. While he was thus engaging the Indians the women and children made their escape and reached the fort. Sigler received several wounds, but broke his gun over the heads of the Indians, wounding three or four of them rather severely. He continued to fight until he fell from loss of blood. His body was then horribly mangled by the savages."

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