Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #americashistory

Most recents (1)

Today in 1890, December 29, our relatives were gunned down by hotchkiss guns trying to flee after their guns were taken away. Pregnant women were killed, children, women, and men were all killed. Young boys hiding out were coaxed out from a bush after the shooting thinking they
were safe then were killed. A mother with a baby still nursing was killed while trying to touch the flag of truce that Uŋpȟáŋ Glešká put up in camp. Over 150 died right there, estimated that around 300 died, many crawling away and dying. 25 soldiers died, most from their own
howitzer’s and guns. The army went shortly after and gathered up many of the wounded and brought them to the barracks but they were full and sat out in an uncovered wagon during a cold December night until the Episcopal Church was opened.
Read 14 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!