Over The Earth I Come: The Great Sioux Uprising Of 1862

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Macmillan, Jun 15, 1993 - History - 324 pages
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December 26, 1862. On the day after Christmas, in Mankato, Minnesota, thirty-eight Indians were hanged on the order of President Lincoln. This event stands today as the greatest mass execution in the history of the United States. In Over The Earth I Come, Duane Schultz brilliantly retells one of America's most violent and bloody events--the Great Sioux Uprising of 1862.

 

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OVER THE EARTH I COME: The Great Sioux Uprising of 1862

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Another sad chapter in the history of the American West sharply and colorfully rendered by Schultz in a fitting successor to his vivid Month of the Freezing Moon (1990). The Sand Creek massacre in ... Read full review

Contents

Everything Went Off Quietly
1
Let Them Eat Grass
7
He Is Not a Coward
30
The Indians Are Raising Hell
46
Oh God Oh God
68
With the Utmost Promptitude
84
There Was Death Behind
103
Over the Earth
123
Lay on Your Bellies and Shoot
180
We Must All Die in Battle
203
I Am Ashamed to Call Myself a Dakota
223
Vengeance Is Mine
243
The Hills Were Soon Covered with Graves
265
Chapter Notes
285
Bibliography
291
Index
298

There Was No Time for Mourning
144
A Heartrending Procession
160

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About the author (1993)

Dennis C. Shultz is an environmental photographer living and working in Rockport, Maine. Scott Dickerson is the Executive Director of Coastal Mountains Land Trust and Coordinator of the Ducktrap Coalition, which he helped found in 1995.

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