The Weird West
Perpetrator of the Sand Creek Massacre, he is determined not to be driven from Chivingtonville
Known as the Fighting Parson, John Chivington was a Methodist lay preacher whose deep abolitionist sentiments led him to join the Union Army as Colonel of the 1st Colorado Volunteer Cavalry. In 1862, he fought against the attempted Confederate invasion of the Southwest and became known as the Hero of Glorieta Pass.
Unfortunately, the only thing he hated more than slavery was Indians…