Sitting Bull, prisoner of war

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South Dakota State Historical Society Press, Sep 28, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 187 pages
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After Sitting Bull's surrender at Fort Buford in what is now North Dakota in 1881, the United States Army transported the chief and his followers down the Missouri River to Fort Randall, roughly seventy miles west of Yankton. The famed Hunkpapa leader remained there for twenty-two months as a prisoner of war.

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Dennis C. Pope seeks to elucidate a little known time in the life of Sitting Bull in Sitting Bull: Prisoner of War. Concentrating on the years 1881 to 1883, what scholars have up to now either ignored ... Read full review

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Very interesting book on a great Sioux chief. Dennis Pope does a good job of describing life for Sitting Bull while he was incarcerated at Fort Randall. Read full review


Journey to Fort Yates
Removal to Fort Randall
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About the author (2010)

Dennis C. Pope is a published author and film producer with a lifelong interest in Sitting Bull. He lives in Cardiff, Wales.