American indian wars

Explore the history, causes, and consequences of the American Indian Wars. Learn about the impact of these conflicts on Native American tribes and their lasting legacy in the United States.
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from original paintings by Bryan Fosten. Red Cloud - Chief of the Oglala Sioux, Officer - 5th United States Cavalry, 1868. Red Cloud (1822-1909) was an eminent chief of the Oglala Teton Sioux. He opposed the construction of army forts along the Bozeman Trail in Wyoming, and in December 1866 wiped out a force of eighty men commanded by Captain Fetterman near Fort Phil Kearny. The following year Red Cloud's warriors were defeated by men of the 27th Infantry armed with newly issued…

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from original paintings by Bryan Fosten. A Sioux Warrior, Sergeant - 7th U. S. Cavalry, 1876. On June 25th, 1876, Lieut-Colonel George Armstrong Custer led 617 men of the 7th Cavalry into the Big Horn Valley in Montana Territory. He divided his regiment into three groups: Captain F. W. Benteen with 3 companies was to scout hills southwest of the Little Big Horn River; Major M. A. Reno with 3 companies, and Custer with 5 companies advanced north-westward north of the river. After separating…

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