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Letter From American History – December 2012

E Pluribus Unum Could the United States have found a way to coexist with American Indians? In retrospect, the way of life Indians knew for centuries appears to have been doomed from the moment European...
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Interview With Author John Koster

No survivors with George Armstrong Custer at the Little Bighorn in June 1876? John Koster, author of Custer Survivor, says otherwise.
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Wild West Discussion – December 2010

Historians have called the clash at Wounded Knee on December 29, 1890, the last major battle of the Indian wars and also a massacre. Who is most to blame for the disaster—Ghost-Dancing Indians,...
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The Falsehoods of Fetterman’s Fight

Captain William Fetterman has been portrayed as an arrogant fire-eater who disobeyed orders and met disaster at Fort Phil Kearny in December 1866. But that familiar picture is distorted.
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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.
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Letter from Wild West – June 2010

One-hundred thirty-four years after the Battle of the Little Bighorn, historians continue to debate just who was to blame for the massacre of the 7th Cavalry. Custer? Reno? Benteen? How about the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne?