A.A. Keith [RG1122.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1122.AM:  A.A. Keith

Reminiscences:  1878, 1886-1888
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

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.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

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.

 

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