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Sting of the Bee: A Day-By-Day Account of Wounded Knee and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 – 1891 as Recorded in the Omaha Bee


Honey is sweet, but the bee stings. —Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs, 1732 I am proud to introduce my first publication, Sting of the Bee: A Day-By-Day Account of Wounded Knee and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 – 1891 as Recorded … Continue reading

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Lieutenant James D. Mann’s “Incidents of the Wounded Knee Fight”


I thought, “The pity of it! What can they be thinking of?” I knew what must be the inevitable consequence to them with so many soldiers present. On 28 December 1890, First Lieutenant James D. Mann, K Troop 7th Cavalry, … Continue reading

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Brigadier General John Rutter Brooke and His Forgotten Campaign Report


The gallantry of officers and soldiers in the action at Wounded Knee is worthy of the highest praise. Women and children were killed and wounded, but this could not be avoided under the circumstances. By the fall of 1890 Brigadier … Continue reading

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