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By George E. Hyde,Savoie Lottinville

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ISBN-13: 9780806107691

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George Bent, the son of William Bent, one of many founders of Bent's fortress at the Arkansas close to current l. a. Junta, Colorado, and Owl girl, a Cheyenne, started replacing letters in 1905 with George E. Hyde of Omaha referring to lifestyles on the fortress, his stories along with his Cheyenne kinsmen, and the occasions which eventually resulted in the army suppression of the Indians at the southern nice Plains. This correspondence, which persisted to the eve of Bent's demise in 19 18, is the resource of the narrative right here released, the narrator being Bent himself.

Nearly thirty-eight years have elapsed because the day in 1930 whilst Mr. Hyde came upon it very unlikely to industry the completed manuscript of the Bent existence all the way down to 1866. (The melancholy had set in a few months before.) He consequently offered that component to the manuscript to the Denver Public Library, holding his operating reproduction, which consists of all the way down to 1875. The account consequently embraces the main stirring interval, not just of Bent's personal lifestyles, yet of existence at the Plains and into the Rockies. It hasn't ever prior to been published.

It isn't frequently that an eyewitness of significant occasions within the West tells his personal tale. yet Bent's narrative, other than the level of its chronology (1826 to 1875), has very particular importance as an within view of Cheyenne lifestyles and motion after the Sand Creek bloodbath of 1864, which price such a lot of of the lives of Bent's buddies and relations. it really is infrequently possible that we will in attaining a extra real view of what occurred, because the Cheyennes, Arapahos, and Sioux observed it.

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