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The Unpublished Manuscript of Major L. S. McCormick, 7th Cavalry


The Indians broke in the general direction of their village and endeavored to penetrate the line of Troops “B” and “K”, but the soldiers stood their ground and returned the fire to the best of their ability. Note: In December … Continue reading

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Hunting for Big Foot, part 9: 31 December 1890 – 1 January 1891


Big Foot cost us (62) sixty-two killed and wounded. –Brig. Gen. J. R. Brooke This day 125 years ago…  General Miles began the morning at Chadron, Nebraska, and ended that evening at the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota, still seeking answers for … Continue reading

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Hunting for Big Foot, part 8: 30 December 1890.


Whatever the circumstances of that fight with Big Foot may be it must have had the effect of increasing the hostile element very largely. –Maj. Gen. N. A. Miles This day 125 years ago… General Miles finally departed Rapid City … Continue reading

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