Beautiful Randall Bowie--few knives of anything like this quality were found among Confederate troops.
He said that he marched out to the battle of Bull Run, and when about half way there he met a Johnny Reb in ambush.
“What did you do then?” I asked.
“Well, sir,” he answered, “I drew out my revolver and he drew out his bowie knife, then I took the lead from the start and kept it clear into Washington City, and -- “
“But how did you kill the man?”
“Run him to death!” was the reply.