Plain Enemies: Best True Stories of the Frontier West

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

The years 1830-1870 were years of expansion west as the U.S. government encouraged patriots to civilize its great untamed wilderness. But the West was already occupied–by Native peoples. The conflicts that ensued are legendary, but many stories are yet to be told.  Veteran author Bob Scott brings many of these more obscure stories to light.

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1995 Paperback Includes: The Sacking of Julesburg, Meeker Massacre, Battle of Beecher Island, Fetterman Massacre, Battle of Adobe Walls, Custer, Powder River, Little Big Horn, ... others. Includes map of key locations in the Great Plains Indian War. Still in original shrinkwrap. This is an unused book from the warehouse of a former new-book distributor. Read more Show Less

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

The years 1830-1870 were years of expansion west as the U.S. government encouraged patriots to civilize its great untamed wilderness. But the West was already occupied–by Native peoples. The conflicts that ensued are legendary, but many stories are yet to be told.  Veteran author Bob Scott brings many of these more obscure stories to light.

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The Neshoba Democrat - Broox Sledge

"Plain Enemies, by Bob Scott, is an excellent collection of true stories of the frontier West."—Broox Sledge, The Neshoba Democrat
The Neshoba Democrat

"Plain Enemies, by Bob Scott, is an excellent collection of true stories of the frontier West."—Broox Sledge, The Neshoba Democrat

— Broox Sledge

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870043642
  • Publisher: Caxton Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1995
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author


Robert J. "Bob" Scott was born in Wichita Kansas and has spent the majority of his career as a radio personality and a writer.  He has written two previous books Glory, Glory, Glorietta and Blood at Sand Creek.
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