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'It was a massacre': Tribal leaders want Washita Battlefield NHS renamed

As the sun rose on a cold morning in 1868, hundreds of U.S. soldiers, led by Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer, attacked Cheyenne families camped for the winter along the Washita River.


Stories passed down by survivors recount what happened as a massacre. Other evidence backs them up.


https://tulsaworld.com/news/state-and-regional/it-was-a-massacre-cheyenne-and-arapaho-leaders-push-to-rename-oklahoma-site/article_415f81cc-905a-11ed-8b9f-9b788f9a8e61.html

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