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Chivington, John M. (John Milton), 1821-1894

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

"I stand by Sand Creek" : a defense of Colonel John M. Chivington and the Third Colorado Cavalry

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324383]
Identifier: MSS SC 2518
Scope and Contents

Printed galley proofs with handwritten corrections of a book to be published. The thesis of the work is that Colonel Chivington and the Colorado Calvary were justified in killing the Indians at the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864.

Dates: 1985

The Sand Creek affair : a reappraisal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324417]
Identifier: MSS SC 2520
Scope and Contents

Typescript and galley proofs of a book "compiled, edited and analyzed by Lt. Colonel William R. Dunn." The item includes maps and an index. Dunn argues that Colonel Chivington and the Colorado Calvary were justified in killing the Indians at the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864.

Dates: approximately 1985

Edward W. Wynkoop letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235969]
Identifier: MSS SC 194
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Aug. 1863, and addressed to Colonel John M. Chivington. Wynkoop writes from Camp Weld near Denver, Colorado concerning his scouting expedition on the heardwaters of the Bear, White, and Snake Rivers searching for Ute Indians after an attack on Fort Halleck on 7 July 1863. Also included is a hand-drawn map showing the locations of military posts in Colorado and the nearby areas.

Dates: 1863

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Cheyenne Indians -- Wars, 1864 2
Colorado -- Militia -- History 2
Manuscripts 2
Military 2
Politics, Government, and Law 2