Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press The dust around the site of the Sand Creek Massacre settled long ago. The blood spilled there no longer stains the groud. But the echoes of rifle shots, the death cries of the slain and the words of accusation and slander reverberate yet, more than one hundred fifty years after the battle. What really happened at Sand Creek, Colorado? Using rare documents, sworn affidavits and military records, historian Bob Scott reexamines the fateful battle and comes to some surprising conclusions.