Comanche Jack Stilwell

On September 17th, 1868 Colonel Sandy Forsythe’s band of scouts found themselves surrounded by several hundred Cheyenne Dog Soldiers led chief Roman Nose, on the Arikaree fork of the Republican River in eastern Colorado.  Casualties were heavy Colonel Forsythe legs were both broken, Lt. Frederick Beecher’s back was broken and he suffered three bullet wounds. … Continue reading Comanche Jack Stilwell