Finding Sand Creek: History, Archeology, and the 1864 Massacre Site

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University of Oklahoma Press, 2006 - 241 oldal

The 1864 Sand Creek Massacre is one of the most disturbing and controversial events in American history. While its historical significance is undisputed, the exact location of the massacre has been less clear. Because the site is sacred ground for Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians, the question of its location is more than academic; it is intensely personal and spiritual.

In 1998 the National Park Service, under congressional direction, began a research program to verify the location of the Sand Creek site. The team consisted of tribal members, Park Service staff and volunteers, and local landowners. In Finding Sand Creek, the project’s leading historian, Jerome A. Greene, and its leading archeologist, Douglas D. Scott, tell the story of how this dedicated group of people used a variety of methods to pinpoint the site. Drawing on oral histories, written records, and archeological fieldwork, Greene and Scott present a wealth of evidence to verify their conclusions.

Greene and Scott’s team study led to legislation in the year 2000 that established the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.

 

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Another book picked up on the recent New Mexico trip. Historian Jerome Green and archaeologist Douglas Scott sidestep delicately around most of the political angst over the Sand Creek Massacre site ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

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The Sand Creek Massacre
3
Historical Documentation of the Location
26
Identifying the Sand Creek Massacre Site
63
Postarcheology Archival Conclusions
99
Appendices
123
Receipts and Lists
165
Pawnee Fork Kansas 1867 Washita River
177
E List of Known Arms and Ammunition Used by
183
Bibliography
215
Index
235
Copyright

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Jerome A. Greene is retired as Research Historian for the National Park Service. He is the author of numerous books, including Stricken Field: The Little Bighorn since 1876, Battles and Skirmishes of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877: The Military View ; Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877 ; and Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyennes, 1876 , all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

Douglas D. Scott is retired as supervisory archaeologist, Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service. Widely known as an expert on military archaeology, he is the author or co-author of numerous publications, including They Died with Custer: Soldiers' Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Uncovering History: Archaeological Investigations at the Little Bighorn, and Custer, Cody, and Grand Duke Alexis: Historical Archaeology of the Royal Buffalo Hunt.

Christine Whitacre is Historian for the Intermountain Support Service, National Park Service.

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