Black Kettle, -1868 (Cheyenne chief)
Found in 2 Records:
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 and witnessing a Native American killing a bison; an encounter with members of a Native American village near [Zara?], Colorado; Fort Dodge and Buffalo Bill; Bent's Fort and the Bent family; flooding of Fort Lyon and the construction of New Fort Lyon; and the wars with Native American tribes, including comments on Satanta (Set-Tainte,...
Dates: 1866 - 1868
Call Number: RH MS P160
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.