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The Fetterman Massacre
"This tragedy was part of Red Cloud's War against white encroachment on Sioux lands."
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What did the Sioux call Fetterman's Massacre?
Time of when the Elk shed their Antlers
Red Cloud's Revenge
Battle of the Hundred Slain
Battle of the Three Rivers
Why did Colonel Carrington send Fetterman out that day?
to rescue a wood cutting detail
as a scouting party
to relieve an outpost
hostiles had attacked a settlement
Why did Colonel Carrington admonish Captain Fetterman not to proceed beyond the Lodge Trail Ridge?
he would be out of sight
he was obeying higher authority
he feared a Sioux prophecy
a treaty did not allow it
What tactic did the Sioux use to bait the soldiers?
all of these
pretending to want to fight
exposing their bare buttocks
James Wheatley and Isaac Fisher were two civilians who accompanied Fetterman's Detail. What weapons did they use?
Who willingly accompanied Fetterman despite the fact he did not have to?
an unnamed Indian scout
What Oglala Sioux war chief was present that day?
What eventually happened to Fort Kearney?
the garrison was doubled
the Sioux burned it down
it became a settlement
it was never attacked again
The Sioux massacred Fetterman's entire command. Only one body was not found mutilated. Who was that man?
Trooper Jean Riley
Captain Frederick Brown
Trooper Adolph Metzler
an unnamed Sioux scout
Who was initially blamed for Fetterman's Massacre?
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Compiled Jun 28 12