Wild West Discussion – August 2014

5/30/2014 • Drafts

In a time of war in September 1864, Fort Lyon (Colorado Territory) commander Major Edward W. Wynkoop risked his own life and those of his men by going out to meet with the Cheyennes. Two months later he was transferred, and the fight/massacre at Sand Creek broke out. How do you view Wynkoop and his peace effort?

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