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MASSACRE AT SAND CREEK
How Methodists Were Involved
in an American Tragedy
(BONUS BOOK)
Gary L. Roberts
Abingdon Press, 2016

November 29, 1864. Colonel John Milton Chivington, a Methodist minister, gave the command that led to the slaughter of 230 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho, primarily women, children and elderly, who were camped under the protection of the U.S. government along Sand Creek in Colorado Territory and flying both an American and white flags. The Sand Creek Massacre seized attention in the winter of 1864–1865 and generated a controversy that still excites heated debate more than 150 years later.