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Jan 1, 2013

The Battle of Summit Springs

Just nine months after Custer's Washita Battle, the Battle at Summit Springs, for all intent and purpose, ended the Cheyenne Dog Soldiers murderous campaign on
Mar 6, 2009

The Battle of Beecher Island

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1490984/the_battle_of_beecher_i\ sland_the_1868.html?cat=2
Feb 18, 2009

brushing up on my knowledge of this era

I would just like to re-learn about the wars and the removal, brushing up on what I already know and what I can still learn
Jun 11, 2007

Re: Note From Moderator

Posts not pertaining to the topic of this discussion board will not be allowed, and may result in the offenders removal from the list. Moderator
Jan 19, 2006

PIW Photos section change

Those of you who have seen my shield pictures in the Photos section, may want to take another look, as Yahoo has changed the format. Now you can see larger
Robert Brewer
Jan 18, 2006

Re: Sheilds

Robert, Thanks for the pictures of the sheilds. They are awesome. If anyone has not seen this contribution by Robert, click on the photo link. You will be glad
Oct 12, 2005

Re: Time frame

To all, I agree with Robert as to the official years of the plains indians wars are from 1854 to 1890, however, depredations that occured before or after the
Oct 12, 2005

Re: well what time frame is this is this mountain men too

Eric- I consider the Plains Indian wars as starting with the Grattan Fight in 1854 and ending with the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. There were certainly
Robert Brewer
Oct 11, 2005

Re: Gratten Massacre

It surely must have been a combination of both. -Bob
Robert Brewer
Oct 11, 2005

Re: so how was a raw hide sheild made?

Hello Eric- Shields can be made a number of ways. One method is to stretch a wet disk of rawhide over a wooden hoop and let dry. The bent ash or willow sapling
Robert Brewer
Oct 11, 2005

so how was a raw hide sheild made?

i know the basic knowledge of it but what makes it round is it wood bent and held together by raw hide or sinew?
eric scott campbell
Oct 3, 2005

Re: Gratten Massacre

Do you think the Gratten Massacre was caused by the mind set of a cavalry officer, or the miscommunication of the interpreter?
Sep 22, 2005

well what time frame is this is this mountain men too

is this site for mountain men who fought the indians in the 19th century?
eric scott campbell
Sep 21, 2005

Re: Welcome

Welcome to the Plains Indian Wars discussion group. I look forward to hearing from people interested in this subject.
Jul 29, 2005
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