Pretty-shield, Medicine Woman of the Crows - Chapters Eighteen and Nineteen Summary & Analysis

Frank Bird Linderman
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Chapters Eighteen and Nineteen Summary and Analysis

Pretty-Shield's husband, Goes-ahead, was with General Custer on the day he died. She notes that she receives money from Washington for his service. In June 1876, General Custer and his troops died, to the last man. Pretty-Shield does not know whether they were buried. At the time, Pretty-Shield was a young woman when Son-of-the-morning-star (General Custer) fought the enemies of the Crow, the Lacota and Cheyenne. Some Crow went with The-other-one (General Terry) and some went with Three-stars (General Crook).

The story begins with several American troops visiting the Crow, asking for scouts and the men feasted together. Some Crow volunteered, including Goes-ahead, as did an interpreter. Later, after Pretty-Shield's village moved, a Shoshone came to the village to ask for more Crow to help Custer defeater the Lacota and Cheyenne. Two women fought with Three-stars...

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