The Bozeman Trail War — Part VII — Endgame

The garrison at Fort Phil Kearny was numbed with shock, grief-striken and terrified. When Col. Henry Carrington led a detail out to recover the 81 bodies from the December 21, 1866, destruction of Captain William Fetterman’s command, he ordered that the women and children be gathered in the powder magazine of the fort. If the … Continue reading The Bozeman Trail War — Part VII — Endgame