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Thursday, September 22 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blood on the Marias: The Baker Massacre

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On the morning of January 23, 1870, troops of the 2nd U.S. Cavalry attacked a Piegan Indian village on the Marias River in Montana Territory, killing many women, children, and old men. The village was afflicted with smallpox. Worse, it was the wrong encampment. Paul R. Wylie’s book, Blood on the Marias, explores the complexity of this event – join him for this presentation.


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Paul Wylie

Paul R. Wylie lives and works in Bozeman, Montana.  He is a retired attorney and now an independent researcher and writer.  He spent six years researching his newbook, Blood on the Marias: The Baker Massacre, in archives and libraries in the United States and Canada, followed by another two years analyzing the facts and writing the book.  He is also the author of The Irish General: Thomas Francis Meagher... Read More →



Thursday September 22, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fact & Fiction Bookstore 220 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

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