Encyclopedia of Indian Wars: Western Battles and Skirmishes, 1850-1890

Encyclopedia of Indian Wars: Western Battles and Skirmishes, 1850-1890

by Gregory F. Michno


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A chronological listing of every significant fight between Indians and the United States Army, as well as better-known Indian battles with civilians. Numerous maps, photographs, and tables supllement the text to enhance the reader's understanding. This detailed study is more than a reference book: it's an illuminating portrayal of a violent era and a compelling examination of the machinations of frontier warfare.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878424689
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Pages: 476
Sales rank: 591,046
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.96(d)
Age Range: 9 Years

About the Author

Gregory F. Michno is the author of Lakota Noon: The Indian Narrative of Custer's Defeat and The Mystery of E Troop: Custer's Gray Horse Company at the Little Bighorn, The Encyclopedia of Indian Wars, and Forgotten Fights all published by Mountain Press, as well as USS Pampanito: Killer-Angel (University of Oklahoma Press), Death on the Hellships (Naval Institute), and Battle at Sand Creek: The Military Perspecitve. He has also written numerous articles in Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Journal of the West, Wild West, and other western history publications.
A member of the Western History Association, Order of the Indian Wars, Little Big Horn Associates, and several other organizations, Michno holds a master's degree in history from the University of Northern Colorado. He lives with his wife, Susan Michno, in Longmont, Colorado.

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