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Letter from Wild West – April 2012

Red Cloud often gets third billing—behind Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse—in the annals of Sioux history, but that is selling short his historic contributions, says R. Eli Paul, editor of the great chief's autobiography
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Wild West Discussion – December 2011

How do you rate the performance of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer at the November 27, 1868, Battle of the Washita (near present-day Cheyenne, Okla.), including the way he handled the loss of Major Joel...
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Interview With Author S.C. Gwynne

Author S.C. Gwynne addresses Quanah Parker's role in the history of the Comanche Nation is his New York Times best seller "Empire of the Summer Moon."
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Apache Ambush at Cottonwood Wash

After Apache warriors attacked a 10-man Army escort wagon headed for Fort Grant, Arizona Territory, the survivors, including an assistant surgeon, struggled to reach safety.
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Wild West Discussion – August 2010

If asked to pick the top fighting Indians of the Wild West, most people would name the Sioux (Lakotas) or Apaches. The Sioux led the way at the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn, of course, while small bands...
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Glen Swanson – Art of the West

Glen Swanson, sculptor and avid Custeriana collector, has created a sculpture of Custer as he appeared on the eve of his Last Stand on the Little Bighorn.
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Letter from Wild West – August 2010

Cheyenne Indians are often overlooked in the chronicles of the 19th century Indian wars, despite having engaged in almost as many fights as the heralded Sioux warriors.