25% of the net proceeds from the sale of these booklet will be
donated to the
National Park Foundation,
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Fund
And 25% net proceeds will be donated to the
Kiowa County Historic Preservation Fund
|This is a compilation of historical and family
landmarks in Chivington's life from 1813 to 1894.
The record is a
compilation of documents gleaned from many sources including the
Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, the Supplement to the
Official Records, Colorado State Archives, Denver Public Library/Western
History Collections, Colorado State Historical Society, Stephen Hart
Library, articles from the Rocky Mountain News and Daily Commonwealth,
plus various other correspondences found in National Archives and
Library of Congress records.
"Compilers Annotations" have been added for clarity and historical
Regardless of popular opinions, for or against him, his name is one
of the most often said, written and repeated concerning the tragic event
of the Sand Creek Massacre November 29, 30 & Dec 1, 1864.
When he led the attack at Sand Creek, it is debatable whether or not
he was still a commissioned officer.
Like most lives it was filled with irony - like being 1/8th Seneca,
serving as a missionary to the Delaware and Pottawatomie, to ordering
the attack on the Cheyenne and Arapahoe.
Compiled, Written and Published by Jeff C. Campbell
Printed by Kiowa County Press: kiowacountypress.com,
Plains Printing, Inc. 1208 Maine St. P.O.B 248, Eads, Colorado 81036
25% of the net proceeds form the sale of this booklet
will be donated to the National Park Foundation, Sand Creek Massacre
National Historic Site Fund. And 25% net proceeds will be donated to the
Kiowa County Historic Preservation Fund.