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Leavenworth Daily Commercial
The Massacre at Fort Phil Kearney
Vol. 1 No. 73 pg. 1
Kansas State Historical Society
Microfilm No. L2798

Indians to Make War on the Whites

Laramie, Dec. 26. - A messenger just in reports a formation of a grand coalition of twelve tribes of Indians to war against the whites of Dacotah and Montana. The number of warriors estimated at 11,000. The names of [those] killed in the massacre will be forwarded as soon as obtained.