Tales of Survival:

Anon. "A Narrow Escape." Southern and Southwestern Sketches: Fun, Sentiment, and Adventure. Edited by a Gentleman of Richmond. Richmond: J.W. Randolph, n.d. 113-118.

Defoe, Denis. "Orpheus in Kentucky; or, The Forced Fiddler." New York Spirit of the Times 10.19 (11 July 1840): 219.

Hamilton, Betsy Ward. "Betsy in a Storm," Southern Character Sketches. Richmond: Dietz, 1937. 1-8.