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This short article published in the Manhattan Independent discusses the Sand Creek massacre, which took place in Colorado Territory on November 29, 1864. During this massacre the Cheyenne people, led by Black Kettle, were almost completely annihilated. The article also includes a short letter that Colonel John M. Chivington sent to Major General S. G. Curtis detailing the events of the massacre.

Creator: Manhattan Independent
Date: December 13, 1864

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This gives the Kansas perspective on the massacre and could work alongside other documents, particularly the letters between Curtis and Chivington, about the best means for rounding up these tribes.

KS:7th:3.1:Federal Government and Indian Lands (2005)

Item Number: 210677
Call Number: Microfilm: M302
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210677

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