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EXCERPT FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE
"Who has the chief fighting men?" [among the "hostile" Sioux and Cheyenne, asked the Chicago Tribune reporter]
[Lt. Walter S. Schuller, spokesman for Gen. Philip Sheridan, replied] "The chief fighting man is Crazy Horse, as a chief, and he has the best fighting element with him. He is no dount the bravest man. Sitting Bull is looked on more as a council chief. When he [Crazy Horse] makes a charge, there is a peculiarity about him. Indians usually fight in an accute angle when making a charge; but when he makes a charge, he always leads and he never allows his men to close up on him. He is always 30 or 40 yards ahead of them. He is only 29 years of age..."
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