Indian History of the Modoc War, the -- Frontier Classics

Indian History of the Modoc War, the -- Frontier Classics

by Jefferson C. Davis C. Riddle
     
 

Jefferson C. Davis Riddle (1863-1941) was the son of Frank and Tobey Riddle, both of whom played prominent roles in the Modoc War. After the war, his parents renamed him for the Army colonel who ended the war and toured the East Coast, lecturing on the conflict. Riddle's book vividly chronicles this episode of Western history. Only ten years old, the author, then… See more details below

Overview

Jefferson C. Davis Riddle (1863-1941) was the son of Frank and Tobey Riddle, both of whom played prominent roles in the Modoc War. After the war, his parents renamed him for the Army colonel who ended the war and toured the East Coast, lecturing on the conflict. Riddle's book vividly chronicles this episode of Western history. Only ten years old, the author, then known by the Modoc name "Charka," experienced the conflict firsthand. The account was written "to give both sides of the troubles of the Modoc Indians and the whites."

Author Biography: 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 trilogy The Civil War in the West (025202236X) and General John Pope: A Life for the Nation (0252023633).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811729772
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
04/03/2002
Series:
Frontier Classics Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.70(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >