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By the time that Dull Knife surrendered to the Army, many of his people had
succumbed to starvation or exposure. In 1877 the U.S. Army sent him and his
tribe to a reservation of southern Cheyenne in Indian Territory. The land was
The son of a war commissary, Dumouriez entered the French army in 1758 and
served with distinction against the Prussians in the Seven Years' War (1756-63).
King Louis XV sent him on secret diplomatic missions to Madrid ( 1 767), Poland
The Elector's ability to gain his ends arose not only from the ease with which he
changed sides but also from his success in forcing the provincial estates to
support the standing army independently of tax appropriations by the diets.
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