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Sand Creek Massacre, Robert Lindneux, 1936. In 1864, a volunteer militia massacred a Cheyenne village near Sand Creek in Colorado territory

Black Kettle (seated center) and other Cheyenne chiefs - The Sand Creek Massacre, occurring on November 29, 1864, was one of the most infamous incidents of the Indian Wars. --- This is a very good account of what happened, I think.

The only child saved out of the Sand Creek Massacre 1864, was a young Arapaho girl raised by Miss Ford, Central City. Photo taken c1870.