Action at Beecher Island Author:Dee Brown Nine Days of Frontier Hell.... — Hostile bands of Indians were rising in every corner of Colorado Territory. Vengeance rode with them, and a deepening hatred for the white man. — Major Sandy Forsythe was the man assigned to locate the position of the gathering tribes before full-scale war could erupt. — But as Major Forsythe's party reached the Ar... more »ickaree Fork of the Republican River, the small band of scouts was discovered and driven to the shelter of Beecher Island.
Here is the bloody saga of the Battle of Beecher Island - nine days of starvation, mutilation and hell that changed the history of the American frontier.« less