Summary and Analysis Chapter 4: War Comes to the Cheyennes
Roman Nose: Southern Cheyenne warrior, leader of Dog Soldiers who is later killed in a battle against Forsythe’s Scouts.
George and William Bent: Brothers who are the sons of a Cheyenne woman and white man. They help the Cheyennes negotiate and communicate with the Army.
Black Kettle: Southern Cheyenne chief who sought peace with the Army.
Major Edward W. Wynkoop: Army major on friendly terms with the Indians. He is relieved of post as commander at Fort Lyon.
Colonel John M. Chivington: Commanded Colorado Volunteers and sought to bring Indians under military authority.
In 1858, the Pikes Peak gold rush...
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