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This set of photographs show descendants from the Benjamin and Mary White family. The second image shows Mary Good White seated with her daughter Sarah to the left. On August 13,1868 Benjamin was killed by a party of Cheyenne Indians as he was cutting hay on the family homestead. His wife Mary was preparing a meal for another group of Cheyenne Indians when their daughter Sarah was seized by the Cheyenne. Sarah was held in captivity until March of 1869 when General George Custer and troops from the Seventh and Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry rescued her.

Date: 1910

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Item Number: 505152
Call Number: Accn# 1998-220.01, #3, #4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 505152

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