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.
Cheyenne outbreak, Neb., 1878
Dull Knife (Cheyenne Chief), ca. 1828-1879 or 1883
Indians of North America -- Wars
Revised 05-01-2009 TMM