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This illustration portrays soldiers under the command of General Winfield S. Hancock burning a Cheyenne village on Pawnee Fork, thirty miles west of Fort Larned. The illustration was drawn by Theodore Davis and published in Harpers Weekly, April 19, 1867.

Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Date: April 19, 1867

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This image can be used to discuss the military's depredations and their role on the plains as the enforcers of the U.S. government's policy toward Indians.

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

Item Number: 209726
Call Number: E83 .866 *15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209726

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