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A.A. Keith

RG1122.AM:  A.A. Keith

Reminiscences:  1878, 1886-1888
Size:  1 folder


The collection consists of one item, a reminiscence by A.A. Keith entitled, "Indian Raid in 1878 under Cheyenne Chief Dull Knife." Keith, a horse wrangler on a cattle drive along the Texas Trail, gives an account of life on a cattle drive between Elsworth, Kansas, and Kearney, Nebraska. He describes conflicts with Cheyenne Indians, as well as imprisonment of the Northern Cheyenne at Fort Robinson, Nebraska.

Note:  The NSHS collections include various materials relating to Dull Knife and the Cheyenne Outbreak of 1878.



Cattle drives
Cattle trails
Cheyenne Indians
Cheyenne outbreak, Neb., 1878
Dull Knife (Cheyenne Chief), ca. 1828-1879 or 1883
Indians of North America -- Wars
Keith, A.A.


Revised 05-01-2009   TMM


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