Eyewitnesses to the Indian Wars, 1865-1890-Volume IV: The Long War for the Northern Plains

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This is the fourth in a planned five-volume series that seeks to tell the saga of the military struggle for the American West, using the words of the soldiers, noncombatants, and Native Americans who shaped it. To paint as broad and colorful a picture as possible, riveting firsthand materials have been carefully selected from contemporaneous newspapers, magazines, and unpublished manuscripts. This volume offers as complete a selection of original accounts of the Northern Plains campaigns as can be assembled under...
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Eyewitnesses to the Indian Wars, 1865-1890: Vol.4, The Long War for the Northern Plains

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This is the fourth in a planned five-volume series that seeks to tell the saga of the military struggle for the American West, using the words of the soldiers, noncombatants, and Native Americans who shaped it. To paint as broad and colorful a picture as possible, riveting firsthand materials have been carefully selected from contemporaneous newspapers, magazines, and unpublished manuscripts. This volume offers as complete a selection of original accounts of the Northern Plains campaigns as can be assembled under one cover. Includes articles by such notable figures as George Custer, Philip Sheridan, Nelson A. Miles, and artist Frederic Remington.Covers the Powder River Expedition of 1865, the Yellowstone Expedition of 1873, Custer's Last Stand, Wounded Knee, and much more.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811700801
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 4/9/2002
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 2.30 (d)

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Peter Cozzens is a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State and the author of several acclaimed books on the Civil War and Western history, including The Civil War in the West (0-252-02236-X) and General John Pope: A Life for the Nation (0-252-02363-3).
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps xi
Preface xiii
Introduction xv
Part 1 Platte River Bridge and the Powder River Expedition, 1865
The 11th Kansas Regiment at Platte Bridge 2
The Powder River Indian Campaign of 1865 13
Raiding a Hostile Village 43
An Interview with General Connor 45
A Fifteen Day Fight on Tongue River 49
Part 2 Red Cloud's War, 1866-68
A Bloody Prospecting Trip in the Bighorn Mountains 58
The Forgotten Battalion 64
Cold Cheer at Fort Kearny 79
A Detail of the Fetterman Massacre 81
Letters from Fort Phil Kearny 84
The Murder of John Bozeman 88
Indian Affairs in the Powder River Country 90
The Wagon Box Fight 93
An Indian Perspective on the Wagon Box Fight 101
Part 3 The Yellowstone Expedition, 1873
Battling with the Sioux on the Yellowstone 104
With General George A. Custer on the Northern Pacific Surveying Expedition in 1873 120
The Yellowstone Expedition of 1873 128
Crossing the Big Muddy [Creek] 150
Part 4 The Black Hills and Beyond, 1874-76
The Black Hills Expedition: Dispatches and Letters 156
The Black Hills Expedition 172
Reminiscences of the Black Hills Expedition 176
Story Told by Strikes Two and Bear's Belly of an Expedition under Custer to the Black Hills in 1874 179
A Winter March to the Black Hills 183
The Black Hills 188
The Sun Dance of the Sioux 192
"Alter Ego" on the Powder River Expedition 200
A Review of the Reynolds Campaign 227
Part 5 The Summer Campaign of 1876
Military Notes, 1876 236
The War Path 250
Brave Boys Are They: The Newspaper Correspondents with Crook's Army 261
From Fort Fetterman to the Rosebud 265
Custer's Last Battle 282
The Indian Version of Custer's Last Battle 299
On the Little Bighorn with General Custer 310
Reminiscences of the Reno Fight 338
Captain Benteen's Command 341
Thrilling Experience Near the Custer Battlefield 343
Terry and Crook 345
With Crook's Expedition 350
Dispatches from Crook's Column 367
The Battle of Slim Buttes 378
The Fellows in Feathers: An Interview with General Crook 385
Terry's Tribulations 391
Part 6 The Winter Campaign of 1876-77
The Dull Knife Fight 414
Rounding Up the Red Men 431
Winter Campaigning against Indians in Montana in 1876 442
Terror of the Badlands: The Sioux Expedition, Montana Territory, 1876 and 1877 451
Campaigning against Crazy Horse 463
Part 7 The Odyssey of the Northern Cheyennes, 1871-90
Some Experiences with the Cheyennes 470
A Finish Fight for a Birthright 482
Across the Country with the Cheyennes 515
Part 8 The Death of Crazy Horse, 1877
The Capture and Death of an Indian Chieftain 528
The Murder of Chief Crazy Horse 542
The Death of Crazy Horse 549
Part 9 The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee, 1890-91
The Story of the Ghost Dance 554
The Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission Fights 559
The Indian Troubles and the Battle of Wounded Knee 578
The True Story of the Death of Sitting Bull 597
The Sioux Outbreak in South Dakota 607
The Surrender of Red Cloud 611
The Battle of Wounded Knee Creek 615
Personal Recollections of the Messiah Craze Campaign 620
Short Bull's Story of the Battle of Wounded Knee 630
Notes 637
Index 679
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