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Oglala Lakota County South Dakota Historical Markers

 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 18, 2019
Chief Big Foot Surrenders Marker
South Dakota (Oglala Lakota County), Porcupine — Chief Big Foot Surrenders
East 1/2 mile from this point on the old Cherry Creek - Pine Ridge Trail, Chief Big Foot (Spotted Elk) and his Minneconjou, wagon Horse band, with some forty braves and Sitting Bull's Hunkpapa band was intercepted and surrended on December 28, . . . — Map (db m137174) HM
South Dakota (Oglala Lakota County), Wounded Knee — Chief Big Foot Massacre Monument
This monument erected by surviving relatives and other Ogallala and Cheyenne River Sioux Indians in memory of the Chief Big Foot Massacre December 29, 1890. Col. Forsyth was in command of the U.S. Troops. Big Foot was a great chief of the Sioux . . . — Map (db m122747) WM
South Dakota (Oglala Lakota County), Wounded Knee — Massacre of Wounded Knee
Dec. 29, 1890, Chief Big Foot, with his Minneconjou and Hunkpapa Sioux Band of 108 warriors, 250 women and children were encamped on this Flat, surrounded by the U.S. 7th Cavalry (470 soldiers) commanded by Col. Forsythe. The "Messiah Craze" . . . — Map (db m40643) HM

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