Mathis Pehl

    During 1863, Mathis Pehl, who lived about ten miles southeast of Fredericksburg, was killed by Indians about three miles east of his home. He was on Dalchen Creek, alone, afoot and hunting stock.

    Note: Author personally interviewed Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Streigler, who were in Gillespie County at the time.

The above story is from the book, The West Texas Frontier, by Joseph Carroll McConnell.