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Title January Moon : the Northern Cheyenne Breakout from Fort Robinson, 1878-1879 / Jerome A. Greene.
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 2020


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Cheyenne Indians -- Nebraska -- Government relations.
Massacres -- Nebraska -- Fort Robinson -- History -- 19th century.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
Nebraska -- Fort Robinson.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Provenance -- Coming Home -- Time, Place, and the River -- Prison House -- Long Nose -- Commencement -- Violent Night -- Hat Creek Road -- Mortal End -- Scrutiny -- Pine Ridge Interlude -- Denouement -- Reflections -- Homecoming -- List of Indians Wounded -- List of Army Casualties -- Captain Wessells's Account -- Cheyenne Names and Relationships -- General Sheridan's Report to the Adjutant General, February 25, 1879 -- Northern Cheyenne Guns Surrendered or Captured, 1878-1879 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary In gripping detail, Greene follows the survivors' dreadful experiences into their aftermath, including creation of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Carrying the story to the present day, he describes Cheyenne tribal events commemorating the breakout--all designed to ensure that the injustices of nineteenth-century U.S. government policy will never be forgotten.
Other Title Print version: 9780806164786 0806164786