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Sand Creek Massacre

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Sand Creek Massacre

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In 1864, nearly 200 Cheyenne men, women and children were killed by U.S. militia along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory. Several governmental commisions criticized the U.S. military actions, but no formal punishment for the massacre was ever issued.

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