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Title Army sacrifices; or, Briefs from official pigeon-holes. Sketches based on official reports, grouped together for the purpose of illustrating the services and experiences of the regular army of the United States on the Indian frontier
Author Fry, James B.
Date 1879
Document Type Rare Book
Names Billy Bowlegs; Captain Jack; Kintpuash; Black Kettle; Roman Nose; Carrington, Colonel Henry Beebee; Canby, General Edward Richard Sprigg
Region The Dakotas; New Mexico; Mexico; Wyoming; Colorado; Texas
Places Fort Phil Kearny
Keywords Native Americans, Sioux, Apache, Modoc, Seminole, Indian Agencies, army, war, battle, weapons, massacre, climate, weather, religion, customs, housing, exploration, pioneer
Theme Native Americans; Pioneers, Hunters and Explorers; Military Encounters
Publisher D. Van Nostrand
Place of Publication New York
Additional Information Concerns the period 1866-1876. From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Contains chapters on the Fetterman Massacre, Forsyth's Fight, the Grattan Massacre, and the Canby Massacre, etc."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1458
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue