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Crazy Horse and Custer : the parallel lives of two American warriors

Author: Stephen E Ambrose
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This exciting dual biography tells the epic story of the lives of these two men: parallel lives that paved the way, in a manner unknown to either, for an inevitable clash between two nations -- one red, one white -- fighting for possession of the open prairie.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Ambrose, Stephen E.
Crazy Horse and Custer.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975
(OCoLC)643721137
Named Person: Crazy Horse; George A Custer; Crazy Horse; George Armstrong Custer; Crazy Horse; George A Custer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Ambrose
ISBN: 0385096666 9780385096669
OCLC Number: 1504663
Description: x, 486 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One --
The setting and the people: the Great Plains --
The setting and the people: Ohio --
"Curly" --
Curly's vision --
Autie --
Custer at West Point --
Custer and Crazy Horse on the eve of manhood --
Part Two --
War and love among the Oglalas --
Guerrilla warfare, Indian style --
War and love among the Americans --
The boy general and the glorious war --
Crazy Horse and Custer as young warriors --
Part Three --
Crazy Horse and the Fort Phil Kearny battle --
Custer comes to the plains --
A summer on the plains: 1867 --
The Treaty of 1868 and the battle of the Washita --
Truce on the high plains, 1869-73 --
Part Four --
Crazy Horse and Custer on the Yellowstone, 1873 --
The panic of 1873 and the Black Hills expedition of 1874 --
Politics: red and white --
Crazy Horse fights on the Rosebud while Custer closes in --
The battle of the Little Bighorn --
The death of Crazy Horse --
What happened to the others.
Responsibility: by Stephen E. Ambrose ; illustrated by Kenneth Francis Dewey.

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This exciting dual biography tells the epic story of the lives of these two men: parallel lives that paved the way, in a manner unknown to either, for an inevitable clash between two nations -- one red, one white -- fighting for possession of the open prairie.

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