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Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

Fanny Kelly

""Narrative Of My Captivity Among The Sioux Indians"" is a memoir written by Fanny Kelly, detailing her experiences during her captivity by the Sioux tribe in 1864. The book provides a first-hand account of the brutal treatment and hardships endured by Kelly and her fellow captives during their six-month captivity. The story begins with Kelly's journey to the West with her husband, who was seeking employment in Montana. However, their journey was interrupted when they were ambushed by the Sioux tribe, who killed Kelly's husband and took her captive along with her two children. The book chronicles the physical and emotional abuse faced by Kelly and the other captives, including starvation, torture, and the constant threat of death. Despite these challenges, Kelly remained determined to survive and eventually escaped with the help of friendly tribes. The book is a powerful and harrowing account of the tragic events that occurred during the early settlement of the American West and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of extreme adversity.With A Brief Account Of General Sully's Indian Expedition In 1864, Bearing Upon Events Occurring In My Captivity.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 312
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.70in - 1.01lb
  • EAN: 9781428618527
  • Categories: United States - 19th CenturyNative American StudiesIndigenous