With Sully Into the Sioux Land

With Sully Into the Sioux Land

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"[...]Sioux Nation, together with a throng of his outlawed followers who had participated with him in the atrocious massacre of the white settlers at Spirit Lake, Iowa, in 1857, was hovering about the Lower Agency and mingling with the four or five thousand dissatisfied Indians who were gathered there, waiting with increasing impatience for the arrival of the annuity, and in a mood to listen eagerly to any suggestions of massacre and pillage which might be poured into their ears by Inkpaduta and his villainous companions. But what he did not know until he rode into Fort Ridgely on that terrible morning of August 18, 1862, was that on the previous day a wandering party of young M'dewakanton braves had murdered three white men and two white women near the hamlet of Acton, forty miles north of Fort Ridgely and about twenty from his own claim; that the young assassins had then ridden post-haste to the Lower Agency and with their[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.14mm | 294.83g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507539002
  • 9781507539002