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McDermott, John D. (John Dishon)

Overview
Works: 29 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 1,604 library holdings
Genres: History  Guidebooks  Biography  Military history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E81, 917.80433
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Most widely held works about John D McDermott
 
Most widely held works by John D McDermott
A guide to the Indian wars of the West by John D McDermott( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the wars that the United States conducted against Native Americans from 1860 to 1890 explores the causes and consequences, investigates the different responses of tribes to the conflict, and profiles key figures. The book's second part details the many battlefields and other historic sites associated with the Indian wars
Circle of fire : the Indian war of 1865 by John D McDermott( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Cloud's War : the Bozeman Trail, 1866-1868 by John D McDermott( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McDermott recounts how the discovery of gold in Montana in 1863 led to the opening of the 250-mile route from Fort Laramie to the goldfields near Virginia City, and the fortification of this route with three military posts. The road crossed the Powder River Basin, the last, best hunting grounds of the Northern Plains tribes. Oglala chief Red Cloud and his allies mounted a campaign of armed resistance against the army and Montana-bound settlers. Among a host of small but bloody clashes were such major battles as the Fetterman Disaster, the Wagon Box Fight, and the Hayfield Fight, all of them famous in the annals of the Indian Wars. McDermott's spellbinding narrative offers a cautionary tale of hubris and mis-calculation. The United States Army suffered one setback after another; what reputation for effectiveness it had gained during the Civil War dissipated in the skirmishing in faraway Big Horn country
Forlorn hope : the Battle of White Bird Canyon and the beginning of the Nez Perce War by John D McDermott( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold rush : the Black Hills story( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forlorn hope : the Nez Perce victory at White Bird Canyon by John D McDermott( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forlorn hope; a study of the Battle of White Bird Canyon, Idaho, and the beginning of the Nez Perce Indian War by John D McDermott( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous duty : a history of frontier forts in Fremont County, Wyoming by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier crossroads : the history of Fort Caspar and the Upper Platte Crossing by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1874 cavalry barracks, Fort Laramie National Historic Site by John D McDermott( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Cloud : Oglala legend by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fort Mackenzie : a century of service, 1898-1998 by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fort Laramie's iron bridge by John D McDermott( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dull Knife Symposium by Dull Knife Symposium( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gen. George Crook's 1876 campaigns by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains narrative history and eyewitness accounts of Crook's 1876 campaigns including the first campaign, the skirmish of Tongue River Heights, Battle of the Rosebud, the Sibley fight, the Battle of Slim Buttes, and the Dull Knife fight
Portraits of the Upper Platte : biographies of men and women who made a difference by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Cloud's War : the Bozeman Trail, 1866 - 1868 by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Cloud's War : the Bozeman Trail, 1866 - 1868 by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An history of the American Association of Social Science, 1865-1909 by John D McDermott( )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19th century military sites in Fremont County : a report by John D McDermott( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A guide to the Indian wars of the West
Alternative Names
Dishon McDermott, John 1935-

MacDermott, John D. 1935-

McDermott, John D. 1935-

McDermott, John D. (John Dishon), 1935-

McDermott, John Dishon

McDermott, John Dishon 1935-

Languages
English (39)

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Circle of fire : the Indian war of 1865Red Cloud's War : the Bozeman Trail, 1866-1868Gold rush : the Black Hills storyForlorn hope : the Nez Perce victory at White Bird CanyonRed Cloud's War : the Bozeman Trail, 1866 - 1868Red Cloud's War : the Bozeman Trail, 1866 - 1868