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Sioux Dawn: The Fetterman Massacre, 1866 (The Plainsmen Series #1)
     

Sioux Dawn: The Fetterman Massacre, 1866 (The Plainsmen Series #1)

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by Terry C. Johnston
 
No one captures the glory, adventure and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the America West like award-winning author Terry Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters, fierce battles and compelling historical lore.

The Civil War was over, and a great westward march began. Settlers and soldiers poured out of the East along the

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No one captures the glory, adventure and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the America West like award-winning author Terry Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters, fierce battles and compelling historical lore.

The Civil War was over, and a great westward march began. Settlers and soldiers poured out of the East along the Bozeman Trail, cutting deep into sacred Sioux hunting grounds. For Red Cloud and his warriors, there would be no choice but to fight for their ancestral rights.

Seen through the eyes of gruff Sergeant Seamus Donegan, here is the historically accurate tale of a tragic opening to the war between two great civilization: the Fetterman Massacre of 1866.

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“Johnston knows his material!” —Washington Post Book World

“The author's attention to detail and authenticity, coupled with his ability to spin a darned good yarn, makes it easy to see why Johnston is today's best-selling frontier novelist. He's one of a handful that truly knows the territory.” —Chicago Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312921002
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/01/1990
Series:
Plainsmen Series , #1

Meet the Author

Terry C. Johnston was born on the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, and has lived all his life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer's Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country. He lives and writes in Big Sky country near Billings, Montana.

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