Notes From Buford.
He was a very industrious man, and was doing well, both as a hunter, and in selling wood to steamboats. The men who were employed by him at his woodyard say they endeavored to rescue him, but found it impossible. "Dutch Louis" is from Switzerland, province of Schaftean Argan, and was formerly a 1st Sargeant in the 19th Infantry.
Bismarck Tri-Weekly Tribune, 12-27-1877