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'Shoot everything that wears a blanket': Accounts recall carnage at Whitestone Hill

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WHITESTONE HILL -- Vengeance was on the minds of the soldiers that day as they came upon a vast teepee village for a gathering of thousands of Dakota and Lakota Sioux.

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Later Gen. Alfred Sully reportedly described what happened here 150 years ago as a bloody mistake.

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