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Hunting for Big Foot, part 4: 26 December 1890.


It is very important to secure the men with Big Foot with as little delay as possible. –Maj. Gen. N. A. Miles This day 125 years ago… as the hunt for Big Foot entered the third day, General Brooke committed … Continue reading

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Hunting for Big Foot, part 3: 25 December 1890.


Big Foot has had time enough to reach the Bad Lands, but was not there this morning nor had his trail been found by Henry. –Brig. Gen. J. R. Brooke This day 125 years ago… as Christmas Day dawned over … Continue reading

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Hunting for Big Foot, part 2: 24 December 1890.


I fear to leave this vicinity in pursuit of Big Foot as he might turn north and commit depredations.–Maj. Gen. N. A. Miles This day 125 years ago… the hunt for Big Foot began in earnest as forces were directed … Continue reading

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