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" Our conclusion, therefore, is that the Indians were massed to resist Colonel Fetterman's advance along Peno Creek on both sides of the road ; that Colonel Fetterman formed his advanced lines on the summit of the hill overlooking the creek and valley,... "
Ab-sa-ra-ka, Home of the Crows: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on ... - Page 268
by Margaret Irvin Carrington - 1868 - 284 pages
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1868
...Indians were massed to resist Colonel Fetterman's advance along Peno creek, on both sides of the rond ; that Colonel Fetterman formed his advanced lines on...valley, with a reserve near where the large number of •lead bodies lay; that the Indians, in force of from fifteen to eighteen hundred warriors, attacked...
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Ab-sa-ra-ka, Land of Massacre: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on ...

Margaret Irvin Carrington - Crow Indians - 1878 - 378 pages
...lying on the ground abont one of the dead citizens, who used a Henry rifle. Within a few hundred yarda in front of this position ten Indian ponies lay dead,...hill overlooking the creek and valley, with a reserve Dear where the large number of dead bodies lay; that the Indians, in force of from fifteen to eighteen...
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Wild Life on the Plains and Horrors of Indian Warfare

George Armstrong Custer - Indians of North America - 1883 - 528 pages
...advance along Peno creek on both sides of the road; that Colonel Fetterman formed his advanced imes on the summit of the hill overlooking the creek and...large number of dead bodies lay; that the Indians in large force attacked him vigorously in this position, and were successfully resisted for half an hour...
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The Great Salt Lake Trail

Henry Inman, Buffalo Bill - Etats de l'Ouest (Etats-Unis) - 1898 - 529 pages
...road commences to descend to Peno Creek was the dead body of Lieutenant Grummond ; and still farther on, at the point where the road commences to descend...vigorously in this position, and were successfully resisted by him for half an hour or more ; that the command then being short of ammunition, and seized...
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The History of Wyoming from the Earliest Known Discoveries, Volume 1

Charles G. Coutant - California - 1899 - 712 pages
...Fetterman's advance along Peno Creek on both sides of the road; that Colonel Fetterman formed his advance lines on the summit of the hill overlooking the creek...vigorously in this position, and were successfully resisted by him for half an hour or more; that the command then being short of ammunition, and seized...
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The Great Sioux Nation

Fred Malon Hans - Dakota Indians - 1907 - 575 pages
...Col. Fetterman's advance along Piney creek on both sides of the road. Fetterman formed his advance lines on the summit of the hill overlooking the creek...reserve near where the large number of dead bodies lay. The Sioux in large force attacked him vigorously in this position. The command was seized with a panic,...
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My Life on the Plains: Or, Personal Experiences with Indians

George Armstrong Custer - Biography & Autobiography - 1976 - 446 pages
...circumstances of this frightful slaughter. Among the conclusions given in this report, it is stated that the Indians were massed to resist Colonel Fetterman's...large number of dead bodies lay; that the Indians in large force attacked him vigorously in this position, and were successfully resisted for half an hour...
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Absaraka, Home of the Crows: Being the Experience of an Officer's Wife on ...

Margaret Irvin Carrington - History - 1983 - 284 pages
...on the ground about one of the dead citizens, who used a Henry rifle. Within a few hundred yards io front of this position ten Indian ponies lay dead,...vigorously in this position, and were successfully resisted by him for half an hour or more ; that the command then being short of ammunition, and seized...
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The Custer Reader

Paul Andrew Hutton - History - 1993 - 585 pages
...stated that the Indians were massed to resist Colonel Fetterman's advance along Peno creek . . . ; that Colonel Fetterman formed his advanced lines on...summit of the hill overlooking the creek and valley . . . ; that the Indians in large force attacked him vigorously in this position, and were successfully...
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Indian Fights: New Facts on Seven Encounters

J. W. Vaughn - Social Science - 2002 - 282 pages
...was, in effect, accepted by the Sanborn Commission, which reported: "Our conclusion, therefore, is ... that Colonel Fetterman formed his advanced lines on...reserve near where the large number of dead bodies lay. . . ,"46 Although it is hearsay evidence, the testimony of Michael Boyer, post guide and interpreter...
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