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Lakota Casualties at Wounded Knee


The number of Lakota that were killed as a result of Wounded Knee has remained an unknown question that the Army, reporters, historians, and, perhaps most importantly, the survivors and their relatives have wrestled with since the day of the engagement. … Continue reading

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1891 Annual Report of Major General Miles – Part 1


Shortly after the Pine Ridge Campaign concluded in late January 1891, the Commanding General of the Division of the Missouri, Major General Nelson A. Miles, began compiling details for his annual report to Secretary of War Redfield Proctor.  His report places … Continue reading

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