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Title The Indian captive; a narrative of the adventures and sufferings of Matthew Brayton, in his thirty-four years of captivity among the Indians of North-Western America
Author Brayton, Matthew
Date 1860
Document Type Rare Book
Region Ohio; California; Oregon; Utah
Keywords captivity narrative, Native Americans, Sioux, dog-dance, Blackfoot, housing, cultural contact, customs, weapons, religion, climate, horses, buffalo, hunting, war dance, battle, violence, death
Theme Native Americans
Publisher Fairbanks, Benedict & Co.
Place of Publication Cleveland, Ohio
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Although Brayton was captured as a child in northwestern Ohio, much of his narrative concerns his wanderings in the far west - as far west as California and Oregon. A note in the second edition (1896) states that after Brayton's return, he lived for a while in Carey and Fostoria, Ohio, enlisted in an Indiana regiment during the Civil War, and died at Pittsburg Landing in 1862."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 393
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue