The Camp Poplar Cannon

A young Sioux woman from the Fort Peck Reservation in far northeastern Montana, a local history enthusiast, and an antiques weapons expert, work together to restore a Civil War era cannon and build a small museum exhibit to tell the story of the Battle of Camp Poplar River, a little known battle between the US Army and the last of the “Non-Treaty Sioux” on January 2nd, 1881.

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    United States
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    0:16:22 minutes
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  • Director:
    Karl Edgar Swingle
  • Producer:
    Karl Edgar Swingle, Allison Whitmer

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