Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 855||Sioux and Pawnee Indians.
Monument authorized on site of battle between, in Hitchcock County, Nebr.
|Chap. 855||Title, etc., vested in Nebraska.|
|Sec. 2||Sum authorized for.|
|Sec. 2||Proviso. To be work of American artist.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to erect a suitable monument and historical tablets on or near the site of the battle between the Sioux and Pawnee Indians near the Republican River in Hitchcock County, Nebraska, the last battle between Indian tribes on American soil.
The title to the land deemed appropriate for the site shall be vested in the State of Nebraska, and care of the site and monument shall be without expense to the Federal Government.
There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $7,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act: Provided, That the said monument shall be the work of an artist who is a citizen of the United States.
Approved, May 29, 1928.