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Abandoned

Abandoned

LITTLE BIGHORN CAMPAIGN Custer’s Last Stand Still Stands Up (extract) by Robert Nightengale , Custer scholar, author of "Little Big Horn" (FarWest publishing, 1996), in Wild West magazine, August 2005 source: HistoryNet.com Not that it was always smooth...

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Black Kettle's men in the massacres

Black Kettle's men in the massacres

One of Black Kettle's headmen was leading 200 warriors in massacres of white civilians before the battle of the Washita. BLACK KETTLE'S MEN BEFORE THE WASHITA source: Richard G. Hardorff., Washita Memories, Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, page 52...

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Edward Paxson's Custer

Edward Paxson's Custer

CUSTER'S LAST STAND Detail from Edward Paxson's masterpiece, on display at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming sources: Paxson's paintings , Buffalo Bill Historical Center N ear the end of 1899, Paxson completed Custer's Last Stand, which...

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LBH according to Buffalo Bill

LBH according to Buffalo Bill

LITTLE BIGHORN in Buffalo Bill's autobiography source: The Life and Adventures of "BUFFALO BILL", Colonel William F. Cody, His Story shows his Devotion to Duty as a Child when Supporting his Widowed Mother, his Valuable Services to the Government while...

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Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill

HEROES OF THE WEST: BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody was born on February 26, 1846 near Leclair, Iowa. In 1854 his family moved to settle on lands in what would soon be Kansas Territory. Young William’s father died in 1857, leaving the boy to help provide...

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Buffalo soldiers

HEROES OF THE WEST: THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS Known to be excellent soldiers, the black units of the US cavalry were feared by the Indians. The Buffalo soldiers (named as such by the Indians because their hair looked like the skin of buffaloes) cleared the...

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The "genocide" myth

The "genocide" myth

War didn't kill Indians. Diseases killed Indians... And historians know it. NO GENOCIDE ON THE PLAINS The "Native American" "genocide" is a famous myth spread around the world. But it isn't the truth. Diseases (mostly smallpox) killed American Indians...

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