Lastrealindians · On this day June 17th, 1876, Tasunka Witko (Crazy Horse) led Lakota and Cheyenne warriors to a victory over U.S. soldiers at the Battle of the Rosebud. The Cheyenne refer to it as the "Battle Where the Girl Saved Her Brother" after Buffalo Calf Road Woman, who saved her brother in the battle. Several days later, she would fight alongside her husband at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. -mcr
Elaine Massacre - Encyclopedia of Arkansas The Elaine Massacre was by far the deadliest racial confrontation in Arkansas history and possibly the bloodiest racial conflict in the history of the United States. While its deepest roots lay in the state’s commitment to white supremacy, the… encyclopediaofarkansas.net
Larry Knudsen Since were on the subject, let's not forget about the deadliest massacre then. The researchers say their investigations may ultimately bring to light the lost story of the Bear River Massacre, a daybreak raid carried out by U.S. soldiers on a winter village of the Northwest Band of Shoshone, killing as many as 250 men, women and children on a January morning in 1863.