Massacre Along the Medicine Road: A Social History of the Indian War of 1864 in Nebraska, by Ronald Becher


In August 1864, Cheyenne and Sioux warriors launched a series of raids on the “road ranches” along the Oregon-California Trail in Nebraska Territory, killing, wounding or capturing dozens of white settlers. This volume details that violent summer as seen through the eyes of the people who were targets of the attacks. It provides a fascinating and detailed snapshot of the people, events and their aftermath.

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