Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
"Lorenzo D. and Olive Ann Oatman, brother and sister, traveled with their family in 1850 across the Plains. While encamped on the Gila River,they were attacked by Indians who killed most of the family, left Lorenzo for dead, and took Olive and her sister Mary into captivity. Although Mary died in captivity, Olive was eventually ransomed and joined her brother in 1857."
being an interesting narrative of life among the Apache and Mohave Indians. Containing an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians, in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman ... as given by Lorenzo D. and Olive A. Oatman .. (1858)
containing also: an interesting account of the massacre of the Oatman family, by the Apache Indians in 1851; the narrow escape of Lorenzo D. Oatman; the capture of Olive A. and Mary A. Oatman; the death by starvation of the latter; the five years' suffering and captivity of Olive A. Oatman; also, her singular recapture in 1856; as given by Lorenzo D. & Olive A. Oatman, the only surviving members of the family, to the author, R.B. Stratton.
who was taken prisoner by the Indians at the destruction of Lancaster in 1675. To which is appended a century sermon, preached at the first parish in Lancaster, May 28, 1753, by Timothy Harrington. A reprint from an old edition.