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to the south of that river. When I learned presently that a party of Cheyennes had made a raid on the Kaws — a band of friendly Indians living near Council Groveand stolen their horses, and also robbed the houses of several white people near Council Grove. This raid was the beginning of the Indian war of 1868. Immediately following it, the Comanches and Kiowas came to Fort Lamed to receive their annuities, expecting to get also the arms and ammunition promised them at Medicine Lodge, but the raid to Council Grove having been reported to the Indian Department, the issue of arms was suspended till reparation was made. This action of the Department greatly incensed the savages, and the agent's offer of the annuities without guns and pistols was insolently refused, the Indians sulking back to their camps, the young men giving themselves up to war-dances, and to powwows with medicine-men, till all hope of control was gone. Brevet Brigadier-General Alfred Sully, an officer of long