Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Major Scott J. Anthony Character Analysis

Government agent who replaced Edward W. Wynkoop and later ordered the Sand Creek massacre, one of the darkest episodes in the history of the United States’ relationship with the Native American population. Brown suggests that Wynkoop ordered the massacre of dozens of Native American women and children with the explicit intention of scaring the Native American population off of its ancestral (and highly valuable) lands.
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Major Scott J. Anthony Character Timeline in Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

The timeline below shows where the character Major Scott J. Anthony appears in Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 4: War Comes to the Cheyennes
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In November, Major Scott J. Anthony was sent in to replace Edward Wynkoop, who’d angered Governor Evans by dealing with the... (full context)
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On November 26, Major Anthony allowed white traders to do business with the Cheyennes stationed near Sand Creek. His reason... (full context)