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This copy from an original photograph shows Emma Good Beebe, 1834-1922, and Susannah Good Morris, 1822-1915. Their niece Sarah Catherine White Brooks was captured by Cheyenne Indians on August 13, 1868 on the family homestead near the Republican River in Kansas. For seven months Sarah was held in captivity until March of 1869 when General George Custer and troops from the Seventh and Nineteenth Kansas Cavalry rescued her.

Creator: Nye, J. L., Platteville, WI
Date: Between 1880 and 1899

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Item Number: 505154
Call Number: Accn# 1998-220.01, #5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 505154

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