Category Archives: Wounded Knee Investigation

Investigation of the White Horse Creek Tragedy


I then called to the captain that it was squaws, and he replied “Don’t kill the squaws.” I said – it is too late, I am afraid they are already killed. –First Sergeant Herman Gunther Three weeks after Wounded Knee an … Continue reading

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Captain Winfield Scott Edgerly, Commander, G Troop, 7th Cavalry


Several of these Indians were wounded, and I had my dressers care for the wounds dressing a child’s wound myself. Captain Winfield Scott Edgerly was forty-four years old at Wounded Knee. He joined the 7th cavalry two decades earlier after … Continue reading

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Second Lieutenant Sedgwick Rice, E Troop, 7th Cavalry


One of these mounted squaws was armed and fired on our line, and one of the men said then “There is a buck.” And I said “No, it is a squaw, don’t shoot on her,” and he said “Well, by … Continue reading

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