TITLE

National Historic Site Marks 1864 Sand Creek Massacre

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Military History;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of the Interior opened the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado, which commemorates the assault on an Indian village on November 29, 1864. On that day, a regiment of some 700 Colorado volunteers swept down off the cold plains to attack Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle's winter encampment of Cheyennes and Arapahos along Sand Creek, 180 miles southeast of Denver.
ACCESSION #
25978018

 

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