Rocky Boy Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana

The Long Run Massacre September 13, 1781

This massacre occurred near present day Jefferson County, Kentucky. As more white settlers entered the Gauntlet Grounds, the Indian and black soldiers from both the Northern Anishinabe Confederations and the Southern Anishinabe Confederation, were ordered by their military commanders to launch devastating raids on the invading white settlers. On some occasions, such as this one, the whites learned about the likelihood of Indian assaults. However, in this massacre a large group of white settlers responded to the warnings to slowly and paid for it. Around 60 white settlers were killed in the Long Run Massacre.

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