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Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief)

 Person

Found in 2 records:

History and war record of John O. Stotts, Sergeant Co. G, 3rd Regt, U.S. Infantry

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P155
Overview

Stotts relates his experiences joining the army at St. Louis in 1866 and traveling over the Great Plains to Fort Lyon, Colorado. He describes killing buffalo, a Native American village, Fort Dodge and Buffalo Bill, Bent's Fort, flooding of Fort Lyon and the construction of New Fort Lyon, and the wars with Native American tribes, including comments on General Goerge Custer and the death of Black Kettle, a chief of the Cheyenne.

Dates: 1866 - 1868

Letters and notes about border raids in Lawrence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P160
Overview

This collection consists of letters and notes from Samuel F. Tappan sent to William E. Connelley regarding Tappan's involvement with and recollection of the territorial border wars in Kansas. The letters were written a half-century after the fact.

Dates: 1901

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Subject
Bison, American 1
Fortification 1
Great Plains -- Description and travel 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895 1
Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 1