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Indians, Cavalry, Custer and Sand Creek

“These Indians held seven white captives, which they admitted they had in their letter asking for peace.
Soldiers tried to procure all of the (captives), but were only given four, possibly a hedging by the Indians who figured it was not a good idea to give up all their bargaining chips.”

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Greg Michno Balances Sand Creek and Indian Wars

In Battle at Sand Creek you present Sand Creek as a battle and not a massacre (which is the modern perspective), and present the whites’ point of view (which meant the Cheyenne were in fact raiding and killing whites and they fought back at Sand Creek, killing some attackers).

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