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The heart of everything that is : the untold story of Red Cloud, an American legend

Verfasser/in: Bob Drury
Verlag: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Englisch : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud's powers, the Sioux could claim control of one-fifth of the contiguous United States and the loyalty of thousands of fierce fighters. Born in 1821 near the Platte River in modern-day Nebraska, Red Cloud lived an  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
History
Name: Red Cloud; Red Cloud
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Bob Drury
ISBN: 9781451654684 1451654685 9781451654660 1451654669 1451654707 9781451654707
OCLC-Nummer: 826458599
Beschreibung: xii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Inhalt: pt. 1. The prairie --
First contact --
Guns and badlands --
The Black Hills and beyond --
"Red Cloud comes!" --
Counting coup --
"Print the legend." pt. 2. The invasion --
Old Gabe --
The glory road --
Pretty Owl and Pine Leaf --
A blood-tinged season --
A lone stranger --
Samuel Colt's invention --
A brief respite --
The Dakotas rise. pt. 3. The resistance --
Strong hearts --
An army in shambles --
Blood on the ice --
The great escape --
Bloody bridge station --
The hunt for Red Cloud --
Burn the bodies; eat the horses. pt. 4. The war --
War is peace --
Big bellies and shirt wearers --
Colonel Carrington's circus --
Here be monsters --
The perfect fort --
"Mercifully kill all the wounded" --
Roughing it --
A thin blue line --
Fire in the belly --
High plains drifters. pt. 5. The massacre --
Fetterman --
Dress rehearsal --
Soldiers in both hands --
The half-man's omen --
Broken arrows --
"Like hogs brought to market" --
Fear and mourning.
Verfasserangabe: Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.

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Map of Red Cloud's territory at the height of his power on lining papers.  Weiterlesen…

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