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RG0965.AM:  Dull Knife (Cheyenne Chief), 1810-1883



Papers:  1877-1879, 1931, 1935

Cheyenne Indian Chief

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection contains miscellaneous reports and correspondence concerning Dull Knife, Cheyenne Chief, which were written in the eary 1930s. Included are:



“Strategic Return of the Dull Knife Band of Cheyenne Indians Which Resulted in Their Death in 1879” by E.A. Brininstool (PDF)

“The Dull Knife Raid of 1878,” research by H.S. Robinson

“Indian Raid in 1878 — Under Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife” by A.A. Keith (PDF)

“Report of Brig. Gen. George Crook, Headquarters Department of the Platte, Fort Omaha, Nebraska, Sept. 27, 1879” (PDF)

“Cheyenne Outbreak of 1878” (PDF)

“Northern Cheyenne Raid” (PDF)



There is also correspondence between Mike Gilmore, a former member of the Cavalry, and A.E. Sheldon (PDF), as well as a map with the probable route of Dull Knife’s Band. (PDF)



ADDITIONAL OR RELATED MATERIALS



RG0789.AM: Earl Alonzo Brininstool, 1870-1957



See the Library collections for various publications about Dull Knife.



 



Subject headings:



Brininstool, Earl Alonzo, 1870-1957

Cheyenne Indians — Government relations

Cheyenne Indians — History

Crook, George, 1829-1890

Dull Knife (Cheyenne Chief), 1810-1883

Fort Robinson (Nebraska)

Indians of North America — Government relations

Keith, A.N.

Robinson, H.S.

Sheldon, Addison Erwin, 1861-1943



 



Revised TMM         05-14-2008