The Independent Record, Helena, Montana, 17 Aug 1877, pg. 3
wholesale we assorted and always clothing hats, We be a or or less than We our ot call GEN. IH1LE!*' ORIEIt. "Spare Neither IlorHcfleÂ»li nor Pitlnu." Gen. Miles issued the iollowiug order Maj. Brisbin, who is marching after a band of 400 Indians located near Sentinel in the vicinity of the great bend in the Little Missouri: HKADQUXRTERS YKI.IXÂ»VSTONK COMMAND, ) CANIOXVIK.VT AT To.vr.fK UIVKII. August 22, 1377. ) Maj. Jas. S. Brisbin, Commanding Battalion, Battalion, 2d Cavalry. Major--I send you at once all the force you uslc for, and iu addition the best steel rifled gun, in my judgment, in this country country for Indian service. Major Lazelle has orders to move down to a point near Sentinel Buttes, and will be available to cooperate, cooperate, furnish supplies, or, if a lurgc force of Indians is found, to join you for any service. Plcisc c!o all in your power to destroy or drive in that band of and spare neither horseflesh nor pains to accomplish the work. When thu com mands turn back, or west, should the Indians retreat toward the headwaters of Powder river, I wish the grass burneil hind you in that whole section of country, nnd the region of the Little Missouri left untenable for Indians or game. Very respectfully. Yonr obedient servant, N. A, MILES, Col. 5th Inft'y. Comd'g.