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A Misplaced Massacre

Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek

  • List of Maps and Illustrations*
  • Preface
  • 1. A Perfect Mob
  • 2. Looters
  • 3. The Smoking Gun
  • 4. Accurate but Not Precise
  • 5. Indelible Infamy
  • 6. You Can’t Carve Things in Stone
  • Epilogue: When Is Enough Enough?
  • Notes
  • Index
  • * Maps and Illustrations:
    • Map of Colorado
    • Sand Creek Massacre site
    • Sand Creek Battle Ground marker
    • Obelisk erected to memorialize Sand Creek
    • Colorado Civil War Memorial, Denver
    • Plaque affixed to the base of the Colorado Civil War Memorial
    • George Bent’s maps of Sand Creek
    • Samuel Bonsall’s map of military sites along the Western frontier
    • Map of the site of the Sand Creek Massacre, based on archival projections
    • Map of archeological findings at the Sand Creek Massacre site
    • Map of the boundary of the Sand Creek Massacre site
    • National Park Service map of the Sand Creek Massacre site
    • Southern Cheyenne, Southern Arapaho, and Northern Cheyenne map of the Sand Creek Massacre site
    • Revised plaque placed at the Colorado Civil War Memorial
    • Stand of young cottonwoods at Sand Creek
    • Map of Jeff C. Campbell’s theory of the projected course of Sand Creek in 1864

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